Come to this quiet escape in the north of town to take in fascinating photographs of Fira before and immediately after the 1956 earthquake, along with a collection of engravings, paintings and 15th-century manuscripts.
The Cultural Centre MEGARO GYZI, since its establishment and particularly during the tourist season, organizes cultural events, such as painting exhibitions, concerts, music recitals, theatrical performances, photographic exhibitions, book presentations, which attract the interest of the local residents and the numerous tourists of the island.
From 2007 and onwards the Cultural Centre Megaro Gyzi has been organizing annually during August (1-23/8) the Megaro Gyzi Festival, a festival of various cultural events including music concerts, art & painting exhibitions, theatrical performances etc. All visitors, foreign and Greek, enjoy these events at no charge, since there is a free general admission policy.
These activities of the Cultural Centre Megaro Gyzi positively contribute to Santorini’s cultural life for both the local residents of the island and its numerous friends and visitors.
The Megaro Gyzi Festival, this August feast of culture, has been established as an institution in the cultural events of the summertime in Santorini, upgrading the cultural life of the island and attracting the special interest of the local community and the visitors of the island.