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Sunset in Oia, Oia

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Landmark · Tourist Spot
Thousands of visitors come to Santorini just to experience the famed Sunset in Oia, one of the island's major attractions. A small town precariously perched on the crescent-shaped volcanic cliffs of the island, Oia has been a popular sunset-watching spot for centuries. A major stop for cruise ships touring the Aegean, the town gets quite crowded by mid-afternoon. It's best to arrive early in the day, leaving plenty of time to explore the town's narrow streets and find the best place for watching or photographing the setting sun. The western side of the town offers the finest views and attracts the majority of visitors, so claim your spot as early as you can. Make Sunset in Oia part of your personalized Oia itinerary using our Oia attractions planner.
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  • Very busy around the streets but an amazing experience. Book restaurant or get there early to really enjoy the experience  more »
  • A must see view of both Oia and it's sunset views. Sunset the world over is beautiful and always a good photo opportunity, the views of sunset in Oia are World famous and equally beautiful but the...  more »

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