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Velissaropoulos Mansion

Last Update: Apr 2010
Monuments of Modern Greece SYROS , KYKLADES , GREECE
3, Ag. Nikolaou Street 84100 SYROS , KYKLADES , GREECE
Tel.: +30 210 3253059, 3243289 , Fax: +30 210 3232547

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Velissaropoulos Mansion - Overview

  The building is a mansion of heavily decorated architecture in the outside and interesting adornments inside. It is marble-built with masonry ashlar and a gable pediment on the third floor's shaft. Among its characteristic elements are the well-worked arched openings of the ground-floor shops and the decorations of exceptional technique on the stories (balcony windowsills, window cornices with legs dentils. The mansion was built by the architect, T. Vlysidis from the island of Syros.
  After its recent repair, the wall-paintings were destroyed (mainly those in the stairwell).
  By a ministerial decree of 1987, the building was identified as a work of art encircled by a protection zone extending to the property's boundaries.

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