Chora Sightseeing

Here is our section with things to see and do in Chora Amorgos. Discover 5 interesting sightseeing in Chora, with detailed description, exact location on Google map, photos and reviews from visitors. You can also view more sightseeing in other locations of Amorgos.

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Best Churches

Location: Chora
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This impressive Monastery was built in the 11th century and it is dedicated to the Virgin Mary. It is the trademark of Amorgos island. Built entirely on the slopes of a rock, this monastery gives amazing view to the sea. A trekking path leads to the nice beach of Agia Anna.

Location: Chora
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On the way from Chora to Kamari, there is a small church dedicated to Agios Georgios Valsamitis. This church was built in the 18th century and it is a dependency of Hozoviotissa Monastery. The location gives nice view to the sea.

Best Museums

Location: Chora
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The Archaeological Collection of Amorgos is housed in Gavras Tower, one of the few Venetian towers that have survived on the island. It includes findings from excavation sites on Amorgos, such as Prehistoric tools, marble sculptures, remains of ancient temples and others.

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The Venetian Castle on the rock above Chora was built in the Medieval times. Its location is impressive and gives amazing view to the sea. A few old and interesting churches are preserved within the castle walls.

Gavras Tower is an important Venetian remain in Chora, close to the Castle. It was probably built in the 16th century and today it hosts the Archaeological Collection of Amorgos.

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AMORGOS   Agia Anna
Amorgos Island Sept 2016. Looking east towards Aegiali.
Amorgos Island Sept 2016. Precipitous path to Stavros church on feast day with priest & donkey carrying supplies.
Amorgos Island. Church of Agios Mamas with Nikouria Islet. Taken from highest point on a walk from Chora to Aegiali. Sept 2016
Katapola bay Amorgos, Sept 2016 taken through bus window.
Katapola bay Amorgos, Sept 2016, taken through window of bus.