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Hydra (Ύδρα), an island in the Saronic Gulf near Athens, stands as a national and historical monument with exceptional architecture and unique character. It is a traffic free island, where cars are banned, a fact that makes the island special. Once you arrive, you will be astonished by the picturesque architectural beauty and the impressive style of its building.
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Hydra’s mansions, located at the port, represent the island’s splendid architecture. Admire the beauty of the traditional stone built Kountouriotis, Tombazis and Voulgaris mansions. Another example of the elegant traditional architecture is the locals’ beautifully painted houses and their artistic yards and gardens.