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Museums and Monuments
The Archaeological Museum of Syros
The Archaeological Museum of Syros, established in 1835, is the older Museum of Greece. Since 1899 it is housed in the Town Hall of Hermoupolis, a building situated at the wonderful Miaoulis’ square at the center of the town. The building was designed by the famous German architect Ernst Ziller. more...

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Center of Technical Culture of Ermoupolis – Industrial Museum of Ermoupolis
The Industrial Museum of Hermoupolis, situated at the southern part of the port, is a very recent foundation. It has been established in 2000 by the Center of Technical Culture of Hermoupolis and it is housed in three old industrial purposely restored buildings of the 19th century. more...

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The Municipal Theater “Apollon”
The Municipal Theater “Apollon” (Apollo), situated within the town center, behind the Municipal Cultural Center and opposite to the cinema “Pallas”, has been designed by the famous Italian architect Pietro Sambo. Constructed in 1862-1864, the theater is ever since, the symbol of the town of Hermoupolis, both during the times of flourishing and in the period of decline. more...

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The Customs’ House
The impressive building that housed the Customs’ House of the island during the period of economic growth and prosperity of Syros is situated at the port. The building has been designed and realized by the Greek architect Alexandros Georgantas in the years 1859-1861. It is a two-storey building made of marble with isodomic masonry and many features also made of marble. more...

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The Transit Storehouses
The buildings of the Storehouses had been constructed in the period 1834-1839 with public funds, following the designs of the Bavarian architect Erlacher and supervised by the Bavarian architect Wilhelm von Weiler. It is a long series of a two-wing building developed along the coastline. more...

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Lazaretta (The Pest House)
The first lazaretto of the island had been constructed soon after the foundation of the new town (Hermoupolis) and was situated at the place where actually is located the Shipyard (“Neorio”). The building had been designed by Lambros Zavos. Within a short period of time it was proved that the construction could not cover the increasing needs of the rapidly developing town and the Bavarian regents decided to construct a new one. more...

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