Sunset at OIA ,Santorini

Oia or Ia (Greek: Οία, pronounced [ˈoy.a] is a small town and former community in the South Aegean on the islands of Thira (Santorini) and Therasia, in the Cyclades, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it has been part of the municipality of Santorini, of which it is a municipal unit.It covers the whole island of Therasia and the northwesternmost part of Santorini, which it shares with the municipal unit of Santorini. The main street is named Nikolaou Nomikou.

The Castle of Oia is the most famous place for the sunset sightseeing! It is said that the best sunset view of Santorini can be seen from the Castle. Most of the visitors gather to the Castle area before the sunset preparing their cameras or embracing their beloved persons and gaze to the west waiting for the sun to start curving towards the sea.

Everybody is trying to enjoy every single moment of that spectacular natural phenomenon during which the colors have their own party! Most of the spectators are trying to capture as much as possible of it in order to keep the remembrance alive for ever. However, no picture can transfer the majesty of the original sunset of Santorini. This is the reason for which the Castle gets so crowdy during the sunset time.

After the colors performance the sky gets dark and the houses are lightened. The moon let its silver rays get reflected in the black sea while the villages sparkle in the darkness. Santorini keeps being charming even after the sunset!

Reference : http://www.oia-santorini.net/oia-sunset.html

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