Churches in Chios
The Monastery of Nea Moni, between the villages of Karyes and Avgonyma, is one of the oldest monasteries in Greece. It was constructed in the 15th century and recently it was declared a World Heritage Monument by Unesco.
The Monastery of Agia Markella is constructed on the site where the saint died for her faith. She is the protector of the island and the monastery celebrates on July 22nd.
The Monastery of Agios Markos is found near Karies, only 6 km from Chios Town. Its high location gives the best view of the surrounding landscape.
This monastery is dedicated to the Holy Cross and to the three monks who founded the monastery of Nea Moni. It is located between Avgonyma and Karyes.
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