Trips To Oia – Santorini, GreeceMay 10, 2011 4 Comments
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Having a holidayWelcome to Traffic Travel. Read more ... » in Santorini will not be perfect if you are not making a visit to Oia, a most-touristic city in Santorini5 Romantic Honeymoon Cities In Europe. Read more ... ». Oia (pronounced as Ia) is a village situated on the cliffs at the northern Santorini Island. It is 10 km to Fira, the capital city of Santorini. Both Oia and Fira are located on the coast, connected by a street along the coastline. Oia is beyond wonderful! The buildings are dominantly ochra or white-painted, blue-domed churchesMust-See Moscow Churches and Cathedrals | Russia. Read more ... », the colorful flowers decorating each building, the trail that leads you around the town of the cliff, the stunning view each time you turn around just to see the sea view from every angle. No wonder Oia is considered as one of picturesque places in Greece and worldwide. You can explore your photography skill here! By the way, the city has been seen in some movies, such as The Sisterhood of Traveling Pants
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Along the path, some cafés and restaurants are available for you to stop-by after taking some photos. It is a great feeling to sit there, sipping a cup of coffee or tea while enjoying the view of the Aegean Sea. You can also find some expensive boutiques selling jewelries other than Oia hotels, souvenir and art shops. The local people here are friendly and helpful. Make your efforts to go around the area because each place is really worth your try.
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There are some places in Oia you can visit. If you are curious about knowing the maritime history of Thira, you may come to Maritime MuseumPlace of The Day: Hagia Sophia (Ayasofya Museum), Istanbul, Turkey. Read more ... ». From Oia there are two paths which will lead you to Ammoudi Beach from one path and Armeni BeachMyrtos Beach - Best Beach in Kefalonia, Ionian Islands, Greece. Read more ... » from the other. In Ammoudi, Greek fish-tavern is delicate to taste (but also costly), together with local wine. As the most enchanted place in Santorini, Oia is famous for its sunset view. It is way too worth it to come here at the time the sun is diving into the Aegean Sea. Many people usually already gather on the narrow passage ways only to see the famous sunset. The best spot to enjoy sunset is probably by the Kastro walls although you can just easily enjoy it from everywhere in Oia. You can easily spot “sunset view” signs advertised by restaurants trying to attract visitors. Though the sun has set, the wow feeling will still be there as at dusk the view of Oia is calming as the light from the buildings makes the town looking clean and soothing. Holidays in Oia is a really must-do!
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