Chios The Essential
Spread over a fertile coastal plain, Chios is an active port town that looks towards Asia Minor. Don't miss the square, Platia Vounaki; the Byzantine Museum housed in a 19C mosque; the kastro, still surrounded by 14C ramparts, with the To Palatáki, a 15C mansion containing a fine collection of Byzantine icons; the fine neo-Classical building of Koraïs library.
The fertile plain of Kampos, planted
Birthplace of Homer, Chios is dominated