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Symi Town is set on the hills on the northern coast of Symi Island. It's said to be the most beautiful island of all Dodecanese Islands. I'm not sure about the whole island but the town is unbelievabe, really breathtaking. The narrow streets and colourful houses are magical. You just want to take a picture of every street, every corner, every door and window you see there.

There are 2 parts of the town: the lower part with the port called Yialos and the upper - old town - part called Chorio.
The whole place is really calm and relaxing, a bit laid back comparing to bigger cities in Rhodes Island. It's one of these enchanting little towns you would always want to come back to. And walking up the streets in Symi will always heal your soul, in case you're not feeling well... not sure about healing your muscles ;-)

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  • In a nutshell:Worth every step up the hill
  • Last visit to Symi: Aug 2004
  • Intro Updated Oct 20, 2004
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  • Ruai's Profile Photo
    Mar 17, 2009 at 1:46 AM

    Nice pages. Hope I have time to get over from Rhodes!

  • VikingHarald's Profile Photo
    Aug 2, 2008 at 3:15 PM

    Symi island is the place I´ll plan to go.Your pics are colourful and you see all details. Excellent. Rgds

  • Andreas_Fran's Profile Photo
    Jun 30, 2006 at 11:47 PM

    It seems that u enjoyed your staying in my country, Thx for the good tips & advicies

  • nickandchris's Profile Photo
    Dec 2, 2005 at 9:33 AM

    This brought a little sunshine into our English winter. We were here in the early 1980's.

  • mtncorg's Profile Photo
    Jun 30, 2005 at 9:45 AM

    A glorious island hideaway to truly get that Greek Island experience on!

  • matcrazy1's Profile Photo
    Mar 6, 2005 at 4:24 AM

    Cudewne zdjecia i piekne miejsce... haha, moze troche za gorace dla mnie... Pozdrowionka z Tychow od matcrazies :-)

  • MITNIC's Profile Photo
    Dec 20, 2004 at 11:49 PM

    wonderful photos! interesting tips!

  • richiecdisc's Profile Photo
    Nov 27, 2004 at 11:26 AM

    Still looking good in shorts after all these years. ;>

  • tak_pap's Profile Photo
    Nov 9, 2004 at 10:36 AM

    one of my favorite islands ! great page and tips (Thalos reastaurant is great)

  • sandysmith's Profile Photo
    Nov 1, 2004 at 3:19 PM

    Fab pics..really looking forward to being here next May. Hope you have more restaurant tips.

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