Skaros Rock once housed a castle that protected the 200 Catholic settlers who called the town home. The town of Skaros was the capital of the island of Santorini until multiple earthquakes caused families to leave. Today the site offers views from the lookout over the flat-top rock next to the sea. The Chapel of Agios Ioannis Apokefalistheis stands silent over the abandoned town. The white buildings high on the plateau are often pictured in postcards of Greece, and it's not uncommon to see a wedding party on the hills among the cafe terraces. To visit Skaros Rock on your holiday in Imerovigli, and find out what else Imerovigli has to offer, use our Imerovigli trip maker website .
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Skaros Rock Reviews
A most under rated spot. Go there early in the morning, easy climb. Walk down the sea front Santorini hotels, people doing photo shoots on yoga and honey moon couples! Get one of the best views of the... more »
Μοναδικός περίπατος με εκπληκτική θεα στη καλντέρα. Εμεις ειμασταν τυχεροί διοτι δεν φυσούσε καθολου. Επιβαλονται αθλητικά παπουτσια. Περπατήσαμε το μονοπάτι απο αριστερα περιμετρικα του βράχου και κα... more »Unique walk with breathtaking views of the caldera. We we were lucky that it didn't blow at all. Sports shoes. We walked the path from the left perimeter of the rock and ended up in the wonderful chapel at the front.
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