Windmills Santorini – Santorini Car Hire

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(Windmills Santorini – santorini car hire)

From 14th century over 70 windmills were built on Santorini as in the other islands of Cyclades, to produce flour by exploring wind power. Significant Ottoman documents concerning their peration. The presence of the vault, which characteristic element of the island’s buildings, also influenced the construction of the windmills. Creating a type of interior arrangement which not encountered elsewhere in Greece.

Another original feature was the combination of mills and ovens, which constituted single business, forming a whole building complex with the house for the miller and his family and various other buildings. Some of these windmills today converted into houses.

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Santorini car hire and visit the original windmills. Also a fantastic experience for any traveler who really wants to learn about the locals and get a first-hand experience of how their life used to be.