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27/05/2011 11:54 am — George

Mykonos is the island of fun, cosmopolitan life and one of the most popular destinations in the Cyclades and the world generally. The island is widely known throughout Europe and concentrates more tourists than any other island in the Aegean. From the 50s onwards, Mykonos is the most crowded and tourist island from any other in the Mediterranean.The town is the capital and center of the island. The unique architecture of the houses along the beautiful landscape of the island attracts visitors. Despite the great development of tourism on the island Mykonos has managed to retain elements of traditional Cycladic features.The Matogianni is one of the most popular markets on the island. Here we find shops with designer clothes, fine jewelry and art objects. It is no exaggeration to say that there is often manifested for the first time, international fashion trends.In town you will find many cafes, bars, restaurants and nightclubs where you can enjoy a drink, coffee and gourmet flavors. The town is the starting point to begin the tour in other areas of the island.In Mykonos, visitors can choose among many beaches. The most famous is Psarou, Kalo Livadi, Panormos, Ornos and Kalafatis. During August, the island becomes a big city, but you can visit it from April until late September, especially if you look for something more quiet and want to enjoy the magic of the island.