"Andros(Hora), the capital" Andros by mindcrime
Andros Travel Guide: 21 reviews and 37 photos
The first time I visited Andros island at Cyclades complex in Greece I stayed at Batsi like most of the tourists do.
Two days after I visited Andros(Hora), the capital of the island and I felt in love with it! Andros is picturesque and so nice! Less crowdy but full of friendly local people. This is a page for Andros town (Hora) so if you want to check the rest of the island see my Andros Island page.
There are many nice museums like the archeological museum (don’t miss the roman copy of Hermis statue), the exceptional Museum of Modern Art, the nautical museum (you can see models of ships sailed from here) etc
Can Yucel (1926-1999), a famous turkish poet wrote about a woman from Andros in one of his poems (andros’lu kadin)
Bahçemdeki asmalardan biri / Kadındır, Andros’ludur;
Bindiğim gemilerden biri, Beyaz entarisinin kolları açık,
Saçlarını geriye iter,
Bindiğim gemilerden biri / Kadındır, Andros’ludur
One of the vines in my garden is a woman, from Andros,
one of the ferries I take often,
with the sleeves of the dress off, flicking her hair back
she reads Euripides;
one of the ferries I take often, she’s a woman, from Andros.
This is my favorite shop for sweets, honey etc A great variety and a great opportunity to bring something local to the... more travel advice
The big bronze statue “Afanis Naftis” (Missing Sailor) made by the local sculptor Michalis Tompros. People of Andros are... more travel advice
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