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.
It is well known that Istanbul and Rome enjoy all the glory for their seven hills. However, the hills of Athens await every visitor to explore them. Acropolis hill, Philopappou hill, Lycabettus hill, Streffi hill, Tourkovounia hill, Nymph hill or Asteroscope hill and Ardittos give a different perspective to the "chaotic" Athens ... the one above!