Astypalea Town or Chora is the capital of the island. It is known for the traditional architecture of the Cyclades. Whitewashed houses with blue windows, stone windmills and blue domes and narrow alleys. The Venetian Castle is also located the trademark of the island. In the castle you will see the beautiful church of Panagia Kastriani, the church of Agios Georgios and the Tower of Saray. Around the region of the Town you will also find accommodation options, shops, cafes, restaurants by the seaside to try the traditional dishes. The tradition products of Astypalea to take home with you is honey and kopanisti cheese.