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Fantastic place to visit!

Great place for a bar, incredible atmosphere! Had been meaning to come up here for an evening... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
JonnyBish
,
Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
via mobile
Unforgettable night

This amazing place is an experience you can't miss if you visit the Island. Stroll through a... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2017
HerrAxelsson
,
Lund, Sweden
via mobile
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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“free bus” (6 reviews)
“every night” (4 reviews)
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Tilos, Greece
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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Great place for a bar, incredible atmosphere! Had been meaning to come up here for an evening during our weeks stay in Tilos. The evening we tried to get the free bus from the town there was a problem with generator in the bar so...More

Thank JonnyBish
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

This amazing place is an experience you can't miss if you visit the Island. Stroll through a forgotten and abandoned village during the day and enjoy a drink under the stars in the lit up ruins at night. The owners of the bar have done...More

Thank HerrAxelsson
Reviewed 18 August 2017

I don't think I will ever forget this unique experience of visiting a deserted village with one bar that opens every night! I would definitely recommend a visit there,

Thank Alexandra M
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

We visited twice. It was a nice 40-minute walk from Livadia in the daytime, and a nice walk back. In the evening, we took the free bus and looked at the stars and the uplit ruins. We also had a few cocktails to the tunes...More

Thank FOAlsin
Reviewed 18 June 2017

deserted village-walkable from Livadia and can be combined into a round trip to Lethra beach. Interesting- no signaposts etc in village and could not find high-level path marked on map down to Elephant cave area

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Worth a visit. Original town abandoned in the 50's, except for a few still maintained structures, church, monastery, and bar (only open at night). Highly recommend the round trip walk for anyone fit and capable of walking for three hours. Leaving Livadia to the north,...More

Thank Graham D
Reviewed 1 June 2017

It’s not often you get to walk around an abandoned 15th century village (though it was abandoned in the 70’s), and as this is one of the main attractions on Tilos, make sure you do it. It is interesting to walk around, in and out...More

Thank howiet1971
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We was told about this place to go in the evening, so we went. What they didn't tell us was how late it opened, so we drove up in the pitch black, it was scary as hell I was expecting Jason to turn up and...More

Thank alisonheskett1968
Reviewed 31 October 2016

this abandoned village is one of the highlights of the island and a must see. it has a really peaceful atmosphere and gives you an appreciation of what life used to be like on the island. the summer months hold a bar and music every...More

Thank violabroussine
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Fantastic photos from this abandoned place owners still pay propertytax for the ruins... come early!

Thank ISheriff S
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Konstantina B
24 August 2017|
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Response from howiet1971 | Reviewed this property |
I understand it was due to people leaving the village for neighbouring larger islands after WWII. It may also be due to natural spring water running dry.
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