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Drakodospilos
  

Drakodospilos, in the area of St. John Trypate at Karyes village is an interesting monument. Chios has many caves - A. Stefanos records 57 at various parts of the island - all unexplored excepting those at Aghio Galas, Lithi and Olympoi, which have been reconnoitered.  Apart from the tremendous impression the natural decoration of this unexplored and virtually inaccessible cavern makes,  there is an inscription inside which A. Stefanos read as: "I, the righteous man  in desperate sorrow set fire to myself". What it is astonishing is that there is a similar inscription, having the same content and in the same lettering, at four different points of the region, exactly aligned in the west-east orientation, as if the suicide wished to record his act for posterity.


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Chios Hotels, Apartments and Houses

Chios hotels, Chios apartments, Chios holiday houses

Chios Car Hire

Car Rentals in Chios

Villages

Chios Town, Vrondados, Anavatos, Avgonyma, Karyes, Sikiada, Lagada, Siderounda, Kydiada - Agrelopos, Pantoukios

Sightseeing

Prehistoric Times
Ruins of Koila
Ancient Times
Ancient Chios Town, Daskalopetra, Drakodospilos, Rimokastro, Delphini.
Early Christian Times
St. Isidore’s Basilica
Medieval Times
Nea Moni, Aghios Georgios of Chios Fortress, Kournas Monastery, Giustiniani Palace, Fortress of Chios, Anavatos, Watchtowers
Late Byzantine Times
St George Prastia Siderountas
Post Byzantine and Later Times
Marble Fountains, Mosque -Tzami, Later Buildings, Panaghia Voethia Nunnery (The Virgin of Assistance), Aghios Georgios Reston, Aghios Stefanos Monastery, The Cloister of Aghios Markos, Myrsinidi Monastery, The Cloister of Aghion Pateron (The Holy Fathers), Mills

Chios Beaches

Bella Vista, Lithi Beach, Elinda, Trahili, Metoxi, Tigani, Prastia, Miligas, Daskalopetra, Tagma, Afanis Beach, Lo Beach