What to See in Milos
A walk through the town will give you the chance to visit its main sights. Do not forget to visit:
The Venetian castle dating back to the 13th century and offering a great view and an enchanting sunset.- The cathedral of Panaghia Korfiatissa (19th century).- The Archaeological Museum, hosting a replica of the famous statue “Aphrodite of Milos”, the masterpiece discovered during the 19th century on the island.- The Memorial to the Fallen, next to the Archaeological Museum.
The Folklore and History Museum, situated in a 19th-century mansion and hosting traditional objects, a collection of minerals extracted in Milos and photographic material.-Panaghia Thalassitra church, near the remains of the castle.- Panaghia Skiniotissa or Mesa Panaghia church and the catholic church of the Panaghia Rozaria, built in 1823. - The windmills, at Triovasalo.
Fourkovouni: a coastal settlement, 3.5 km W.-Sarakiniko, a coast of unique natural beauty, with white smooth rocks, 5 km E.
One of the most beautiful areas of Milos island. It was named after a small lake, whose seabed is full of clams (in Greek achivades). Here, you can find the oldest church of the island, Panaghia tou Kipou. Chivadolimni is located 11 km SE of Plaka.