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Santorini Island
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The Maritime Museum of Santorini PDF Print E-mail

The naval history of the island begins from the season before the eruption of 1640 BC.
During the 19th century the naval activities revive, especially by the peopleof Oia.    

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In Oia, the picturesque traditional town on the northwest side of Santorini, an old mansion has been restored and converted into a museum that houses the Maritime History of Thira.

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Rare figureheads, Seamens' Chests, old maritime equipment, carrening drawings and patterns, models of old and new Thiran ships, acquarelles featuring old sailing vessels as well as rare photographs and a library, all register year by year the contribution of the Thirans to the glorious history of the Hellenic Navy.

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Tel: +30 22860 71156

 

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    During the 7th Thessaloniki International Wine Competition (5-7 March 2007) in the framework of DETROP-OINOS exhibition, Santorini Wines received 13 awards.

     

    Among 683 samples from Greece, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Cyprus, France, Austria, Brasil, Mexico, and Canada wine experts have given:

    Grand Gold Award to
    Vinsanto 4 years aged,1999 vintage by Santowines

     

  • Magazine "Archaeometry", www.nature.com and BioEd Online articles are reporting that the roof paintings of a 2-level building in prehistoric Akrotiri site, have an extreem interest about the mathematical knowledge during the Bronze Age.

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