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Surroundings

Featuring the endless views of the Aegean Sea in one of the highest points of the Caldera, Mythical Blue is located in the center of Santorini and is surrounded by well-known land marks such as museums, restaurants, shops and means of transportation which are nearby and waiting for you to visit.

Church of Our Lady of St. Theodore

One of the main attractions of the surrounding area is the Catholic Church of Our Lady of St. Theodore with the unique blue dome, who has starred in many photos that display the beauty of Santorini. This church hosts a miraculous image of the Virgin and Child, with a long and eventful history behind it, attracting many visitors.

Cable Car of Fira and the Old Port

Minutes away from Mythical Blue Suites you may find the famous cable car of Santorini which takes you from Fira to the old port and back hanging on the cliffside of the Caldera making this ride even more magical. Otherwise, visit the Old Port climbing down the stairs, cool down with a drink and turn to the Mythical Blue riding the Cable Car and relax by our pool enjoying the amazing views from our premises or the privacy of your veranda.

P.Nomikos conference center

A breath away from the Mythical Blue is the P.Nomikos conference center which was established in 1969 as a sequel to The Thera Foundation in the US and promotes every kind of cultural, artistic, social and scientific activities related to Thera and the Cyclades. Among the events travelers may participate at scientific seminars and conferences relating to the Thera culture and geology of the island, Greek and international medical conferences etc. One of the exhibitions worth visiting is the exhibition of reproductions of Thera Frescoes which includes impressive three-dimensional photographic reproductions of the frescoes of Akrotiri discovered after 1967.

Archaeological Museum

A few meters from the Cable Car just minutes away from Mythical Blue and the center of Fira, is the Archaeological Museum of Thera. Discover the great history of the island through the exhibits which include collections of sculptures and inscriptions from the Archaic to the Roman period.

Museum of Prehistoric Thera

A museum unique at its kind considering it hosts finds from the excavations of the Archaeological site of Akrotiri .The exhibition is an attempt to outline the dynamic development of the island from prehistoric times which made it one of the main Aegean and Cycladic centers in the 18th and 17oaiona BC. The Museum of Prehistoric Thera is just a short walk away from Mythical Blue Suites.

Megaro Gyzi

The Cultural Centre “Megaro Gyzi” is located in Fira just a short walk away from Mythical Blue and is a nonprofit organization founded in 1980 to strengthen the Catholic Diocese of Santorini. Housed in a classic Renaissance mansion of 1700 which, after the 1956 earthquake, only the basement survived is the only building of that era of which the ground floor is developed around a "patio". This gives a special architecture and grace to the interior open space of the mansion that showcases local architecture and is used as an exhibition space hosting various cultural events. Every year painting and art exhibitions, concerts, recitals, theatrical performances are performed and there you can see collections of original characters, old photographs and collections of the unique Santorinian soil . Finally, within August the “ Festival of Megaro Gyzi” is hosted with free entrance in music concerts, theatrical performances, exhibitions, etc.