Attractions

Top Choice Church in Hydra Town

Kimisis Tis Theotokou Cathedral

Housed in the peaceful monastery complex on the harbour, this lovely cathedral dates from the 17th century and has a Tinian-marble bell tower. Its Ecclesiastical Museum contains a collection of icons and vestments.T…
Top Choice Museum in Hydra Town

Lazaros Koundouriotis Historical Mansion

Hydra’s star cultural attraction is this handsome ochre-coloured arhontiko (stone mansion) high above the harbour. It was the home of one of the major players in the Greek independence struggle and is an exquisite e…
Top Choice Gallery in Hydra Town

Deste Foundation

Deste Foundation hosts an annual Hydra exhibit at the small former slaughterhouse on the sea.
Museum in Hydra Town

Historical Archives Museum of Hydra

This fine harbour-front museum houses an extensive collection of portraits and naval artefacts, with an emphasis on the island’s role in the War of Independence. It hosts temporary exhibitions in summer, and concert…
Museum in Hydra Town

Ecclesiastical Museum

Housed in the peaceful monastery complex on the harbour, the Ecclesiastical Museum contains a collection of icons.