The small town of Mesaia

Mesaia is a Small and traditional village located four kilometres south-east of Fira, the capital of Santorini. The houses are built in the traditional style of the Cyclades islands. It is one of the few villages on the island where People live in agriculture, especially for the production of wine.

The roads are usually very crowded in this town as the main street passes through the middle of the village and is a mandatory point of passage to move around much of the island. The best things in the village are higher up, where you can find a Super collection of the churches in a very small area. In this area there are also some mansions of a fantastic style, with an interesting architecture.

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Location of Pueblo de Mesaia

What you can see in Mesaia

The Mansion Argyros It is an elegant neo-classical house, located in Mesaia, a town famous for its architecture. This mansion was built in 1888 by Georgios Argyros, a landowner and wine merchant. Today, it has been renovated and works as a museum. It houses mural paintings, traditional furniture and other artistic objects.

Messaria, the home of the Argyros mansion of Santorini
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