The 9 best Instagram spots in Mykonos

Picturesque beaches, crystal clear water, buildings worth seeing and taverns by the sea await you on the Greek island of Mykonos. The island, which is home to about 10,000 people, is one of the most popular destinations in Greece.

We have summarized the 9 most popular Instagram spots on the island for you below:

1. Mykonos streets

The white houses with their famous turquoise windows and doors are among the most spectacular photo motifs on the trendy island. A large number of houses on Mykonos were built in this architectural style.

2. “Happiness” sign

A popular Instagram motif is the house with the hashtag “Happiness”. You can find the lettering on a clothing store in Mykonos Town, the largest town on the island.

3. Windmills

The landmark of the island and also a popular Instagram spot are the windmills on Mykonos. You can find the five windmills Kato Mili not far from the old town of Mykonos Town.

Tip: In one of the windmills, the Boni Windmill, a museum awaits you where you can learn more about the history of windmills and their importance to the economy of Mykonos.

4. Pink bougainvillea

One of the most famous photo motifs on the island of Mykonos is the bougainvillea. The subtropical pink climbing plant in combination with the white houses and blue doors offers you a magnificent backdrop for your vacation photos.

Tip: Bougainvilleas bloom especially heavily between May and September, so you’ll get the most beautiful photos for your Instagram feed during these months.

5. 180° Sunset Bar

One of the most famous bars and photo spots on the Greek island is the 180° Sunset Bar. From this place you have a spectacular view of the sea.

Tip: From the terrace of the 180° Sunset Bar you can also watch the sunset.

6. Agia Kyriaki

Agia Kyriaki is a church and popular photo motif on the island of Mykonos. The building stands on a square and is surrounded by several stores. You can find the Agia Kyriaki only a few minutes walk from the old town of Mykonos Town.

7. Panagia Paraportiani Orthodox Church

Parts of the Panagia Paraportiani Orthodox Church were built already in the 15th century. The special thing about the church is that it is composed of five smaller churches. The church is one of the most photographed buildings in Greece.

Info: Since the interior architecture is special, you should definitely visit the church from the inside as well.

8. Mykonos viewpoint

This vantage point offers you a spectacular view of the harbor and the sea and should not be missing in your Instagram feed.

Tip: Especially great is also the sunset, which you can enjoy from the vantage point. At this time, particularly beautiful photos are created.

9. I love Mykonos stairs

In Mykonos town you will find another popular photo motif, the “I Love Mykonos” staircase. The staircase belongs to a nail salon not far from the old town and is one of the most popular Instagram spots on the island.

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