Legendary Onassis yacht “Christina O” in Poros island

15 July 2019
116 Views

The legendary luxury yacht “Christina O”, which belonged to Greek tycoon Aristotle Onassis and had hosted some of the most iconic figures in history in its heyday, anchored at the Potos-Galatas canal in the island of Poros on Sunday.

The luxurious vessel, which now belongs Greek shipowner Yiannis Papanikolaou, had seen such great names in its past such as Winston Churchill, Greta Garbo, Maria Callas, Grace Kelly, King Faruk of Egypt, Marilyn Monroe, Elizabeth Taylor, and Richard Burton, the Kennedy family, etc today hosts both domestic and international figures of the jet set.

The yacht “Cristina O” was the floating palace of Onassis from 1954 to 1975 and after his death, Christina gave it to the Greek state. However, Greece did not exploit its potential, until it was bought in 1998 by the friend of the Onassis family and the shipowner Yannis Papanikolaou.

Papanikolaou began the complete refurbishment of the ship, which was completed in 2001 and since then the yacht travels its visitors offering luxury and recreation!

You may be interested

Metropolitan Bishop Ambrosios of Kalavryta announces resignation
GREECE
shares5 views
GREECE
shares5 views

Metropolitan Bishop Ambrosios of Kalavryta announces resignation

Panos - Aug 19, 2019

Metropolitan Bishop Ambrosios of Kalavryta, performed the farewell function as the head of the Church of Kalavryta. Ambrosios officially announced…

Mykonos and Santorini record highest foreign visitor arrivals at airports in 2019
GREECE
shares10 views
GREECE
shares10 views

Mykonos and Santorini record highest foreign visitor arrivals at airports in 2019

Panos - Aug 19, 2019

Santorini and Mykonos recorded the highest number of airport arrivals from abroad, according to data released by the Hellenic Civil…

Italian tourist dies in jet ski accident in Mykonos
GREECE
shares13 views
GREECE
shares13 views

Italian tourist dies in jet ski accident in Mykonos

Panos - Aug 19, 2019

A tourist from Italy died when the jet ski he was driving overturned in the sea region of Super Paradise…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.