Santorini: Scenic Oia Village

Scenic Oia Village in Santorini, Greece

Scenic Oia Village

Scenic Oia Village
The image shows a scenic view of the Oia Village located on the island of Santorini, which belongs to Greece.Santorini is part of the Cyclades group of islands in the Aegean Sea, and one of the most visited places in Greece. Although Fira is the biggest town in Santorini, the Oia Village is the most scenic and a photographer’s paradise.

What we see now is the remnants of Thera, a bigger island that was the center of a massive volcanic eruption happened 3600 years ago during the height of Minoan civilization. As you can see from the image, the buildings are situated on the slope of a cliff that is part of an ancient caldera.

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Athens, Olympia, Delphi, Meteora, Crete, Greek Islands, Greece
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