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Matoyiannia: the pebbled streets that make Mykonos worldwide famous

Cyclades ● Mykonos ● 15 May 2017

Mykonos is famous worldwide. Stunning beaches, extreme nightlife and top things to do make Mykonos an island of extraordinary beauty and fame. However, the most popular spot in Mykonos is the town of the island, a well-preserved Cycladic Chora that has kept its traditional character and created a myth. Whitewashed houses, bougainvilleas hanging from the balconies, colourful windows and narrow, pebbled streets create the exact aura of Cyclades. The central point in Mykonos Town is Matoyianni Street (Mykonos), a complex of many small cobblestone streets that are trademark of the island.


In Matoyianni Street (Mykonos), you can find everything you can imagine. Shops with local brands that sell panama huts and espadrilles, boutiques from world famous brands, jewellery stores, souvenirs shops and stores with swimsuits and summer dresses. Mykonos is the capital of fashion, and many brands can be found only there. Beauty and trends start from Mykonos, and a walk in Matoyianni Street (Mykonos) is a must.

In the area, there are also many restaurants. From souvlaki to luxury restaurants, there are places to dine for every taste. Jimmy's is the most famous souvlaki tavern in Mykonos Town, but if you want to try something more elegant, you may find restaurants with many cuisines, such as Japanese, Italian, French and American, as well as traditional Greek taverns.

At the numerous squares of Mykonos Chora, you will feel that all people are a company, and the noisy atmosphere is the perfect preparation for the party afterwards. Matoyianni Street (Mykonos) is the meeting point of the national and international celebrities, and paparazzi are everywhere to capture the moment. The narrow streets get so crowded in the summer that sometimes, there is traffic, and you have to wait several minutes before you can continue your stroll. 

Mykonos Port

Matoyianni Street (Mykonos) is also the ultimate spot for nightlife. The most famous bars, like Scandinavian and Rock'n'Roll are located here, but there are so many bars that you can spend your night with bar-hopping. You can spend unique moments with your friends, dancing in one bar and hearing the music from the bar nearby. Greek, house, techno, electro and pop music create the best scenery for partying and having fun literally until the dawn or even later in the morning. Next stop are the beaches with their famous beach bars.

Where to Stay

Hotel in Mykonos, Greece Thomas Hotel
Thomas Hotel
Drakouri Area, 84600 Mykonos, Greece

Thomas Hotel is situated 2.5 km away from Mykonos town in Drakouri area. The main port of Mykonos is 3 km away while the airport is at 3.5 km.#