Visit the Open Air Cinema in Mykonos, Greece
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Mykonos is a Greek island that is known for its party atmosphere. The open air cinema is the perfect destination when you need a break from the crowds and noise of the beaches. It makes the ideal palace for a relaxing date night or time with the family. Visiting this cinema makes for a nice outing and is a good way to spend your time while here. Here’s more information:
About the Open Air Cinema on Mykonos
The Open Air Cinema, which is known officially as Cine Manto is a unique experience that consists not only of dinner and movies, but also arts, gardens, and activities. Cine Manto is located in a beautiful 11, 300 square foot botanical garden at the center of Mykonos Town. The garden has tall pine trees, palm trees, and unique cacti. The atmosphere of the open air cinema is peaceful, quiet, and relaxing. During the warmer months, the evenings in Greece are extremely pleasant, which makes this cinema a great experience.
It is located at Limni Chora Cyklades at the centre of the town of Mykonos. The best way to get around on the island of Mykonos is by bus. The bus system is efficient and connects to many of the attractions. Mykonos Town itself has prohibited vehicles, so once there, you can get to Cine Manto on foot. If you have any trouble locating the open air cinema, ask one of the friendly locals who will be happy to point you in the right direction!
What to Do at the Open Air Cinema
Cine Manto offers more than an open air cinema. There is a restaurant on site where you can enjoy a delicious meal. Cine Manto Cafe Restaurant is surrounded by the lovely garden. The restaurant is open all day. You can even eat your meal while watching a movie later in the evening. The restaurant offers drinks including smoothies, beer, and wine that will quench your thirst on a warm afternoon. You can also enjoy coffees that come in a variety of flavors. You can indulge in breakfast, lunch, dinner, or all three at Cine Manto.
You won’t want to visit Cine Manto without exploring the gardens. A leisurely walk will take you among the plants and flowers that were originally planted by Ioannis Meletopoulos when he bought the garden. There are some animals that enjoy spending their time in the garden too. If you’re a lover of cats, you’ll quickly make friends with the ones at the garden. The garden also features a cistern that is home to koi. The cistern is also home to water lillies and goldfish.
Of course, no trip to the open air cinema is complete without watching a movie under the gorgeous Greek sky. It is a unique experience to enjoy with friends, your loved one, or the whole family. Every night, the open air cinema offers two different movies back-to-back. These include box-office movies suited to both adults and children as well as worldwide release films. The movies shown are in their original versions with Greek subtitles.
While on Mykonos, you won’t want to miss the chance to watch a movie in this unique cinema!
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