The islands of the Saronic Gulf have a rich tradition of folk art that is of particular interest. If you like folklore, on your next visit, don't miss out on discovering these unique local treasures.
The history of today's Academy of Merchants, as well as the rest of the island, is linked to Greek shipping. It would not be an exaggeration to say that Hydra contributed to the modern maritime history of the whole country.
On this day 26/1/1828
Ioannis Kapodistrias swears to be the first Greek governor in the capital of the Greek state, Aegina. It is certainly a great moment in the Metropolis of the island.