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Mirina 


Mirina

Mirina is the capital and harbor of the island with about 5000 residents. It is built at the place of the homonymous ancient city. It is in front of two seashores that have between them a rocky and steep peninsula with an imposing castle and a marvellous view to the sea.
The castle was built in the 12th century A.D. by the emperor of Byzantium Androniko A' Komnino.
It is a beautiful city built in a traditional style. The sights of the city are: the Karatzadeios library, the Metropolis, the Archaeological - Byzantine Museum with the biggest collection of archaeological discoveries. Also, its harbour has big movement.
The city is flooded with scents. It is adorned with platans, eucalyptus, jujube trees and almond trees.

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