Mykonos Windmills Greece

These windmills are located in Mykonos, Greece, which are the trademark of whole Mykonos Island. These windmills can be seen from each and every point of Chora town and they are the first thing to see when the ship gets closer to the harbor. There are 16 windmills in Mykonos, which were built by the Venetians in 16th century. These windmills were used to grind wheat till the early 20th century. They were also a vital source of income for the residents and supported a lot to the economy of Mykonos in difficult times. Mykonos windmills are well known as one of the most famous windmills in the World.

These windmills are snow-white in color, having oval shape with the customary pointed roof made by the finest variety of wood. As of now, with the change in technology, the windmills are no longer operational, but they continue to be the symbol of Mykonos’s rich past. It has been said that no tour to Greece is complete without the visit to Mykonos Windmills as these windmills are beautiful and awesome to watch.

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