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Travel guide

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Pyrgos is a town on the island of Santorini in the Greek island group known as the Cyclades.

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Climb the mountain! There are both road and foot paths to the top. See the view from the monastery. It is quite spectacular. The monastery itself is usually closed, but on rare occasions, you can visit. If on foot, you can take a path down the other side of the mountain to Kamari or Perissa, and see Ancient Thira along the way. Note that the path is not marked -- heading up, it comes off of the left side of the road, very close to the top.

  • Senor Zorba's, +30 2286 0 25244 (), [1]. Mexican restaurant, excellent margaritas. Go to the lookout outside Senor Zorba's to enjoy your breakfast enjoying the view of the caldera from a cliff-top. Across the road from Senor Zorba's is an incredible bakery. Sweet and savoury pastries and breads are available.  edit
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1911 encyclopedia

Up to date as of January 14, 2010

From LoveToKnow 1911

PYRGOS, a town of Greece, in the province of Elis and Achaea, 43 m. S.S.W. of Patras. It is the third town in importance in the Peloponnesus, and is connected with its harbour, Katakolon, 71 m. distant, and also with Patras and Olympia, by rail. It has frequently been injured by earthquakes. Pop. (1907), 13,690.


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Simple English

Pyrgos is a city in Greece. It is the capital of the Ilia prefecture on the Peloponnese peninsula. Pyrgos is located in the west of Peloponnese peninsula. It is located in the south of Patras and in the north of Kalamata. Its population is 24,765 inhabitants. Near Pyrgos is the ancient town of Olympia.


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