Nisyros, one of the smallest islands of the Dodecanese archipelago, is an island with an alluring balance between nature and culture Being rich in natural beauty it is also endowed with impressive sites of cultural interest, including fortresses, monasteries and villages of world-class architecture. The notorious castle of Mandraki, the remarkable Monastery of Panagia Spiliani, the picturesque villages of Nikia and Emborios are just a few sites that compose the Nisyrian culture.Get to know Nisyros Geopark
Places with Exceptional Architecture
Mandraki, Emborios, Nikia and Pali are the four main settlements of the Island. The architecture of the Nysirian Villages reflects the morphological and typological characteristics of that of the Dodecanese’s architecture.
Cultural Spaces Exhibiting Nisyros’s Heritage
Six exceptional museums, including the Archaeological, the Folk-Historical and the Volcanological museum, travel visitors through the long past of Nisyros.
Impressive Remains Of The Ancient Past Shape The Island’s History
Monumental castles, churches and monasteries compose the long history of The Nisyros Geopark that extends back to antiquity.