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Aegiali is a port town in the north end of the island Amorgos, the easternmost island of the Cyclades region in Greece.
With fewer ferry connections, Aegiali is the second largest port on the island after Katapola, the main port.
Parts of Amorgos island reach a considerable height above sea level, offering superb views out over the Archipelago. Amorgos itself is one of the most impressive of the Cycladic islands and boasts marvellous beaches with azure waters and gorgeous caves.
The Greek island of Syros is one of the Cyclades group of islands and is unusual in that the island's architecture is more medieval rather than the more typical Cycladic. The island's capital is Ermoupolis and has some fine examples of Venetian mansions to see. In the Vaporia quarter of the capital visitors will find some lovely large churches and impressive neoclassical buildings, such as the Town Hall and Apollo Theatre in the central square. Also popular with visitors are the island's beaches which are well equipped for tourists and have a good range of facilities.
The island can trace its history back to the 3rd millennium BC where signs of inhabitation have been found in the Halandriani and Kastri parts of the island. Artefacts found indicate that there was some kind of metal workshop on the island which possibly had a trading relationship with Asia Minor. The Samians occupied the island in the 6th century BC and is when many of the island's inhabitants moved to the island. At that time, the important physician and philosopher Pherecydis was born in Syros and some years later he went to Samos and became the teacher of Pythagoras.