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West side of the main harbour, beneath Mount Vigla, Kastellorizo, Greece at My Favourite Planet
Approaching Kastellorizo: the west side of the main harbour, beneath Mount Vigla.
The modern municipal Megisti Hotel is the only hotel on the island. Though not in tune with Kastellorizo's traditional architecture, it is thankfully only two storeys high; and due to its position on the edge of the harbour it doesn't spoil the folkloric aesthetic of the town too much. Its large chequerboard-paved terrace attracts sunbathers and is a good jumping-off point for swimmers and snorklers.
(See the photo on gallery page 71.)

At southwest corner of the U-shaped harbour, the 19th century church of Agios Georgios Tou Pigadiou (Saint George of the Well) is just one of at least five churches and chapels dedicated to Saint George on Kastellorizo, not to mention the chapel on the islet of Agios Georgios off the coast of Mandraki harbour (see photos of Mandraki on gallery pages 223 and 224).

Photos of the church, including its interior and icons, are on gallery pages 83 - 141.

You can see the locations of Kastellorizo's most important buildings and natural features on our detailed map of Kastellorizo.

Megisti Hotel, Kastellorizo, Greece at My Favourite Planet

Megisti Hotel
 
Agios Georgios Tou Pigadiou church, Kastellorizo, Greece at My Favourite Planet

Agios Georgios Tou Pigadiou
(Saint George of the Well)
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boats in the harbour
 
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around the harbour
 
photos of Kastellorizo town, Greece at My Favourite Planet

Kastellorizo town
 


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