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Chios Destination Guide

Delve into Chios in Greece!

Chios in the region of North Aegean with it's 23,953 residents is located in Greece - some 134 mi (or 216 km) East of Athens, the country's capital.

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Current time in Chios is now 05:42 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Athens" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Vounos, Tinos, Samos, Piryi, Oinousses or Kambos. While being here, make sure to check out Zyfias, Vrontados, Vasileonoikon, Tholopotamion, Thymiana and Kallimasia as well. We discovered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Arrival in Chios at 17.05

NISSOS CHIOS - Celebrating

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Near the church of Agia Paraskevi,in Vrodados,doing a twist and other boats toot with their horn


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Ferry arriving at port of Chios

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Interesting facts about this location

Archaeological Museum of Chios

The Archaeological Museum of Chios is a museum located on Michalon Street in Chios town, Chios, Greece. It was constructed in 1966-1971 and covers a total area of 2500 square metres. 1200 square metres of floor space is occupied by the exhibitions. The museum underwent renovation in 1998 and reopened in November 1999 and features a collection of antiquities from the Neolithic Era up to the Roman times excavated at the ancient sites of Emporio, Fana, Dotia, Aghio Galas and at Chios town.

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Located at 38.37, 26.14 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological museums in Greece, Chios, Museums in the North Aegean

Chios Island National Airport

Chios Island National Airport (Greek: Κρατικός Αερολιμένας Χίου) is an airport on the island of Chios in Greece. It is also known as Chios National Airport, "Omiros" or Chios Airport located at the region of Kampos, south of the city of Chios.

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Located at 38.37, 26.14 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
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Neochori, Chios

Neochori is a village on the island of Chios, Greece. It is part of the municipality Agios Minas, and located approximately 9 kilometers from the capital of the island, Chios (town), also known locally as Chora. There are medieval manuscripts that refer to the village but no sign of the Middle Ages was preserved. The inhabitants are mainly farmers. The main church is devoted to Virgin Mary and it is an example of the local architecture of the 19th century.

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Located at 38.37, 26.14 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
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Nea Moni of Chios

Nea Moni (Greek: Νέα Μονή, lit. "New Monastery") is an 11th century monastery on the island of Chios that has been recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is located on the Provateio Oros Mt. in the island's interior, about 15 km from Chios town. It is well known for its mosaics, which, together with those at Daphni and Hosios Loukas, are among the finest examples of "Macedonian Renaissance" art in Greece.

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Located at 38.37, 26.14 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in the North Aegean, Byzantine art, Byzantine sacred architecture, Chios, Christian monasteries established in the 11th century, Christian monasteries in Greece, Eastern Orthodox church buildings, Greek Orthodox monasteries, Museums in the North Aegean, Religious museums in Greece, World Heritage Sites in Greece

Fener Ada

Fener Ada (literally "Lighthouse island") is part of the Foça Islands group. It holds one of the beaches in the Aegean Sea.

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Located at 38.37, 26.14 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
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