Must-see attractions in Hydra

  • Kimisis Tis Theotokou Cathedral

    Hydra Town

    Within the peaceful monastery complex on the harbour, this lovely cathedral dates from the 17th century and has a Tinian-marble bell tower. Its…

  • Lazaros Koundouriotis Historical Mansion

    Hydra Town

    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…

  • Deste Foundation

    Hydra Town

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

  • Historical Archives Museum of Hydra

    Hydra Town

    This fine harbourfront museum houses an extensive collection of portraits and naval artefacts, with an emphasis on the island’s role in the War of…

  • Ecclesiastical Museum

    Hydra Town

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

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