in East Mediterranean
SYROS: The capital, Hermoupoli, which is also the main harbor, stands on a natural amphitheater site with neo-classic buildings, old mansions and white houses cascading down to the harbor. The varied landscape makes the hinterland outstanding, while the coastline is indented with beautiful inlets of all sizes nestled between capes. Sights: Archaeological finds, Town Hall built by Ziller in 1876, Apollo Municipal Theater which is a copy in miniature of La Scala in Milan, monasteries, unique architecture, casino. Delicacies: “Loukoumi” and “chalvadopita” delights from egg white, sugar and almonds.