Αrchaeological - Historical

Αrchaeological Museum

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                    • The Archaeological Museum of Tinos was built in the 1960s at the expense of the Archaeological Society, on the main road of Chora leading to the church of Our Lady of the Annunciation (Panagia). Until today, the architectural structure is kept intact, with the museological data of that era bringing up interesting and "nostalgic" memories.

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Vryokastro

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                    • Prehistoric fortified settlement, the oldest that has been detected in Tinos.
                    • In the Middle Cycladic (or Middle Bronze Age 2300-1600 BC) the settlement is best organized and fortified. The ruins of the walls of the fortress, at the hilltop, are still visible.

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Poseidon and Amphitriti Temple

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                    • Temple dedicated to the worship of Poseidon and his wife Amphitriti.
                    • The establishment and expansion dates from the period of domination of the Macedonians in the Cyclades (4th century BC).
                    • The sanctuary gaining nationwide fame and culminating in the 3rd century was a magnet for pilgrims, even beyond the boundaries of Greece, such as southern Italy, Asia Minor and Africa.

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Mausoleum Ellis (P.I.I.E.T.)

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                    • The Mausoleum of Elli is a small place with great historical significance, in the building complex of the Church of the Annunciation (Panagia).

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