It is a special cycladic town. The inhabitants are 7.929. Myconos is made up by white cubic houses, countless white narrow roads, numerous small and large churches and indolent windmills. It is a preservable settlement. Anything is built according to the cycladic architecture.
In the Kastro district, there is the church of Panagia Paraportiani - the jewel of Myconos. It is an excellent Byzantine building. It has got a mosaic tower - bell. There are also other churches such as the Metropolis, Santa Kyriaki, Santa Helen.
There are numerous churches in Myconos ( almost 400), many of which have got fine woodcut temples. This number of churches is attributed to the fact the inhabitants used to bury their deads in private churches or to the many donations of the seamen.
Undoubtedly, the most enchanting area of Chora is the district of Aleukandra - “Myconos Venice”. The houses, built above the sea, with wooden balconies remind the visitor of Venice.
The picturesque white windmills are situated in the south of Kastro district, where the citadel used to be.
The neoclassic building of the Town - Hall it was constructed in 1785.
The Three Wells - the only water supply until 1956.
The monastery of St Pantelimon near Marathi village.
An inland village, 8,5 km to the east of Chora. The population is 1.391. The houses are white, the balconies and the terraces are full of flower - beds.
The monastery of Panagia Tourliani was founded by two monks in 1542. In 1767it was renovated. Its architecture is imposing. A marble fountain in the yard has got an embossed decoration. The small Museum exhibits sacerdotal vestments and significant ecclesiastical relics.
The desserted monastery of Palaeokastro (17the cent.). Findings of the Archaic and Classical times were traced in Ormos Panormos.
It is a coastal village with white houses on the rocks and beaches with crystal water.
An underground aqueduct known as the “Well of Gianniaros”.
The remnants of three towers of the Hellenistic Era in the area of Leno. The native call the area “Portes” ( Gates ).