Sightseeing

Amorgos from one side to the other boasts major attractions and scenic landscapes that captivate the visitor and provide aesthetic satisfaction and mental peace.

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Chozoviotissa

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The monastery of Panagia Chozoviotissa is the most interesting sight of the island and one of the most important Greek monasteries. It is a living museum of Byzantine period and the periods of Venetian and Turkish rule. It is founded … Continue reading

Kastro

On rock, the highest point in the middle of the village of Chora, the Castle of the 13th century was built to tackle the pirates. At the entrance, you can see the chapel of Agios Georgios. During the Venetian rule … Continue reading

Kato Lakkos

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? medieval cistern, which supplied the population with water and whose initial use corresponded with the first organized habitation of Hora in the early Byzantine era. Today’s cavy form, was taken during the Venetian era.

Mountoulia

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The hill of Mountoulia overlooking the harbor of Katapola. On the hill are the ruins of ancient Minoa, one of the three ancient cities of Amorgos, other are the ancient Aegiali and Arkesini . The name of the ancient city … Continue reading

Pirgos Agias Triadas

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A special place among the ancient towers of Amorgos has the legendary “Pirgos tou Vasili” as called by the inhabitants of Amorgos, a building of the fourth century BC. The tower is located northwest of the village and east of … Continue reading

Pirgos Gavra

The Tower of Gavras is located near the central square of Chora, “Loza”. it was built in the 16th century during the Venetian period (1207 – 1537). It consists of two floors, the “upper floor” where there is a “hall … Continue reading

Profitis Elias

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From the 700 meter summit you have a magnificent view over the whole island. In clear weather (not very often) you can see the islands Astypalea, Anafi, Santorani, Ios, Iraklia, Schinoussa, Sifnos, Keros, Koufonisia, Antikeri, Naxos, Antiparos, Makares, Donoussa, and … Continue reading

Shipwreck

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Besides the monastery the other feature of ‘The Big Blue’ movie is the wreck of the Olympia. It is near Kalotarítissa beach.

Stavros

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Every year on September 14 the Holy Cross is celebrated in a chapel near the top of Krikellos. The path of about 7 km, starts from the village Lagada, is quite difficult and one of the most unique in the … Continue reading