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The windmills of Mykonos

The famous wind mills of Mykonos located over Alefkandra in the west side of the town of Mykonos and is the most famous landmark of the island. The island in the old days was a centre for milling of cereals, from all nearby islands arrived in Mykonos shipments with wheat and barley for milling, the north winds that blow very often on the island was one of the main reasons for the creation of the windmills. Today they are used only as a decoration.

windmills of mykonos