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|The capital in the north of the island bears
the same name and is divided into the upper and lower town, Ano Symi and
Kato Poli. The lower town is also called Yialos. The two districts are
linked by a lane so steep it has steps. It is flanked by charming
neoclassical houses, some of them painted in warm pastel colours, with
balconies and peaked, red tile roofs. Many of them also are embellished
with neoclassical features on the doors and windows. Their interiors are
decorated with wood carvings, the locals having been adept at the craft
for generations. The highest point in Ano Symi is capped by the usual
castle of the Knights of St. John, whose emblem can be seen above the main
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