The Church of St. Nicolas is one of the buildings that survived the 1953 earthquake. Built in 1561, it is the only Venetian building to survive through the years. The library building is also a notable building and it has more than 50,000 works. Besides, it has an art gallery and a unique collection of Greek dolls dressed in traditional costumes. The Byzantine Museum is home to many hagiographies from the Byzantine era and also to statues and sculptures from the era.
Besides the impressive churches, museums and other buildings of interest, the town of Zakynthos also offers majestic views of the mountains and vegetation and water. It is the main port of the island and tourists get to enjoy day trips on the boat to visit the Shipwreck Blue caves and many other attractions.