By Lionel Yeo
When my wife and I were honeymooning in Santorini, we knew that we had to take that picture of the famous 3 blue domes.
Yes, Santorini has dozens of blue-domed churches, but there’s only ONE place where you can take that famous picture you see on virtually every Santorini postcard. You know the one I’m talking about:
Credit: Kenneth J. Garcia – flickr
You would think that such a famous landmark would be clearly signposted along the main tourist belt – no such luck. It turns out that while the blue domes are relatively easy to find, finding the right spot to take that exact postcard shot isn’t.
Google wasn’t much help either. A search for directions returned contradicting advice, some sites leading us to blue domes that were nice, but they weren’t the right ones.
Finally, after about 30 minutes of clambering around the narrow streets and steep steps, we found the domes we were looking for. To save you the trouble, I’ve laid out the steps to find them here:
First, you have to find your way to Oia (pronounced ee-yuh) which is a town in Santorini famous for its spectacular sunsets. To get there, I’d suggest taking a bus from the central bus …read more