Oia Village , Santorini . The Architecture Of Santorini Is Predominantly Low Lyi ...
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Description: Oia village , Santorini . The architecture of Santorini is predominantly low lying cubical houses made of local stone and whitewashed or limewashed with various volcanic ashes used as colours . Many houses have rooms carved into the rock which helps with insulation in both summer and winter . Santorini is the largest island of the circular archipeligo which bears its name and is a remnant of a volcanic caldera which erupted some 3 , 600 years ago .