Kastellorizo, a tiny island with eastern architectural influence

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Kastellorizo aka Megisti,  is Greece’s eastern and southernmost island in the Mediterranean sea about 2km off Turkey’s south coast. It is the smallest of the Dodecanese islands and once on it, your feet is your only way of transportation. 
 
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Once you arrive closer to the port, you will be amazed by the impressive colours of the mansions built on the seaside. The town’s old buildings have been preserved, making the island a unique place for travelers. Admire the beautiful scenery and do not miss a visit to its ancient monuments.  

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The Old Mosque was build during the Ottoman occupation of the island. A building with magnificent beauty, is now a Cultural Museum and open to the public.

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Tip: The island is ideal for those who seek quiet and peaceful holidays. There are no clubs and late night bars. Instead, you can hike or sail around the island.  

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