Chios News (9)
The Byzantine Museum of Chios opened again a few days ago and it is housed in the Metzitie Mosque, Chios Town.
The creation of the first Mastic Museum in the world will soon be a reality and of course the island of Chios will be the host.
The company Trekking Hellas is visiting Chios this April to study the chances to include the island into its schedule. This particular company is activating in alternative tourism and sports.
The plan to create a Mastic Museum will be discussed in the three-day conference of the mastic producers, October 17-19. The museum will be built near Pyrgi area and will be financed by the European Union.
A strong undersea 5.6 Richter quake was felt in the northeast Aegean, off the isle of Psara and close to Chios yesterday morning.
Authorities have decided to pull down a glaring eyesore of a three-storied building
What many people do not know about Chios is that this island contains 102 species of orchids, most of which are extremely rare.
The discovery of a successful head operation, which is believed to have occurred around 2,000 years ago, has the archaeological society buzzing.
The mastic resin has always been the trademark of Chios. The unique mastic trees that grow up only in the southern part of the island are known since the ancient times