Five Iconic Windmills in Mykonos, Greece - Encircle Photos

Five Iconic Windmills in Mykonos, Greece

These five windmills on a seaside hill are the ionic symbol of the city and the island. During the 16th century, the Venetians were the first to harness the seasonal winds – the Sirocco in the winter and the Meltemi in the summer – to drive these mills for grinding grain. At one time, Mykonos was dotted with 28 windmills, especially along the western coastline. Now only a few remain. This row is called Kato Myloi meaning lower windmills.


Molinos de viento mikonos Mikonos 846 00, Greece


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