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Santorini Island
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Image In the southern corner of the island is Perissa.  A seaside village with more than five kilometres long dark beach.  Characteristic is the enormous rock, called Mesa Vouno which rising 264 meters from the sea and offers a great landscape by night when the rock is lighted.
The worth seeing of the village is the magnificent five-domed church of the Holy Cross which was rebuilted on the same site and on the same dimension, after the its destruction in 1956.  The Byzantine church of Agia Irini (St. Irini) worth visiting too.  Is the patron saint of the island and local people honour her on 29 th of August.  Agia Irini died on the island while her exile, on 304 a.d. 
One of the campings of the island is located in Perissa.  The village also, offers a great variety of luxurious hotels, restaurants, beach bars and night clubs. 
 

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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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