Chora Sightseeing

Here is our section with things to see and do in Chora Ios. Discover 6 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 Ios.

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Best Churches

Location: Chora
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The church of Virgin Mary Gremiotissa is the trademark of the island. It stands on a high hill above Chora and distinguishes for the palm tree on its side.

Agia Ekaterini
Location: Chora
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This church is located in Chora and has been built on the remains of the ancient temple of Pythian Apollo, as archaeologists believe. Agia Ekaterini is a whitewashed church with an austere and elegant interior.

Cathedral Church
Location: Chora
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Dominating the centre of Hora, the Cathedral of Ios is an imposing church painted in blue and white, the traditional Cycladic colours. Its interior is beautifully decorated and has fine icons.

Best Museums

Location: Chora
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The Archaeological Museum of Ios is located in the centre of Chora and it is housed in Amiradakio Megaron, of Neoclassical style. It exposes various archaeological findings excavated on Ios, so visitors will see interesting prehistoric tools, Cycladic objects and figurines.

Best Sightseeing

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The windmills on a hill above Chora are not in use today. However, they have been restored today and stand today as samples of traditional Cycladic architecture.

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This open theatre close to Chora was named after the Nobel-winner Greek poet, Odysseas Elytis. Many cultural events on Ios, such as music concerts, theatre festivals and performances in summer take place there. This was the favourite spot of Elytis on Ios because of the breathtaking vew it offers.

Google map of Chora excursions

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