The Synagogue of Corfu is called "Scuola Greca" (or Tempio Greco). It dates back to the 17th century, and is built in a Venetian way, featuring on the main floor (ground floor) community offices, public spaces, and behind them the facilities for Sukkah, as well as a room burial preparations. The synagogue is situtated on the first floor.
Duomo Catholic Church of Saints James and Christopher. Located in a prominent spot in Venetian Corfu a few meters away from the old theater of San Jiacomo (St. James), in the current Town Hall Square and very close to the Evangelistria (Anuzziata), in the Catholic Church of Loncinada.
An important monument. Also a popular destination for pilgrimage of Christians to the island of Corfu, is the temple and scene of St. Spyridon, the patron saint of the island. The church of Agios Spyridon in Corfu is adorned with 17 impressive Urania (ceiling) paintings, painted by renowned Corfu painters. The (entrance) canton is known as the "canton of the saint" and is situated behind Liston.
The Ionian Academy adorns the Corfu Upper Square. It was the first modern Greek university for 40 years from 1824 to 1864, until the integration of the Ionian Islands with Greece. The founding of the University was realized by the British philhellenic Frederick North, Count of Guilford, who shared spacial bonds with Corfu, which he first visited in 1791, when the island was still occupied by the Venetians. Today, the building functions as a site of the Ionian University.
The neo-classical residence of Mon Repo. Located in the gardens of Paleopolis, was built by the English commissioner Adams Adams in 1830. It was formerly used by the former royal family as a summer residence but today it houses the Paleopolis Museum. A lunchtime walk under the shade of trees to the temple of Apollo by the sea will give you the chance to feel the energy od the place - and if you drink from the running waters of the Kardakion fountain, myth has it, you will return to the island!
Front of Artemis Temple. The landmark of ancient religion in ancient Corfu is the temple of Artemis Gorgous. It is a 6th century BC Doric temple that once existed near the present-day Monastery of Saints Theodore, in ancient Paleopolis, where it was the center of the ancient city.
It is located in the village of Garitsa. Bearing an impressive 10 verse archaic inscription, the earliest inscription found in Greek territory, that is read backwards and mentions that Menekrates was consul of Corfu in the city of Oianthia, which was located somewhere near the present-day Galaxidi.
ΙΟΚ - Corfu sailing club. The small beach next to IOK - Corfu sailing club in the Old Fortress of Corfu is suitable for taking a swim under the castle walls, in the shade of the trees next to sailing boats.
A white pebbles beach known for its green waters. The beach features lots of wooden piers where visitors' boats can anchor. The area around the beach is famous for its restaurants, which serve unique seafood. Of similar importance is the beach of Agios Stefanos in Kassiopi, ideal for a meal under the shade of the eucalyptus on the sea.
Paleokastritsa located in the northwestern Corfu. Famous for the monastery of the Holly Mother built on a steep rock. The view from the monastery is breathtaking. Amazing beaches are situated around, where one can swim in their cool blue waters, expore the blue caves of BLUE CAVES, admire the rock of Aggelokastro, explore the seabed while diving, or while boating with glass bottom boats.
In the South for sports lovers. For those who love water sports and sand sports. Taking a stroll along the beach, while admiring the shells washed up on the beach, one can see the unique beauty of the cedar forest, the natura protected area that reaches the beach of ISSOS BEACH, with its turquoise transparent waters and its wide sandy beach.