Pyrgos ( Santorini ) is a beautiful village situated on the slope of the Prophet Elias, the highest point of the island and it has beautiful views. It is just 7.5 kilometers from Fira. It was the capital until 1800. It is worth visiting the Monastery of Prophet Elias, built on top of the hill and Theotokaki one of the oldest churches of Santorini allegedly founded in the 10th century. You will also see Kastelli, formerly a medieval fortress on the island.