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Kambos

 
traditional mansion at Kalazoni Str., Kambos, ChiosSeveral ruins are preserved, such as those of the Rallis, Petrokokinos, Skilitsi, Chrysoloradon, Prasakidon and other families. The residence character of the Kambos mansions still survives in a great extend and some of them (around ten) have been transformed into lodges while almost all the orchards are being cultivated. The well-preserved estates built after the earthquake of 1881, are those of Kazanova, Mavrokordato, Zygomala, Kalouta and Kalvocoressi.
A characteristic example of Kambos is the Argenti estate, which was restored to its original form during the decade 1930-40, according to plans selected by Philip Argenti and Arnold Smith.
 
"Mitarakiko" is located in Kambos of the island of Chios and is one of its most significant estates. Inside it stand the impressive main building, the auxiliary building "anestatiko", a second ground-floor building (atelier) and the old mansion with the pebble-paved yard surrounded by a reservoir, sitting benches and a well.
"Mitarakiko" was the home of the famous Greek painter G. Mitarakis, who mainly used the ground-floor building (atelier) for his residence. The main building and the atelier were built after the 1881 earthquake, after the turn of the century. Not all the buildings have been restored but nevertheless they are preserved in a very good condition. The main building is uninhabited but the orchard is being cultivated.
 
gain gate to Perivoli, Kambos, ChiosPerivoli is one of the most significant buildings in Kambos. The main building is two-stories high, pile-roofed with a rectangular ground plan, constructed exclusively of stone from the area of Thimiana in Chios. The outside stairways leading to the upper floor is a real work of art with its elaborate sculpted columns and the stone handrail. The magnificent eclectic-style yard-gate is also an element of exceptional interest. In the pebble-paved yard one can find a well and a cistern. There is also an auxiliary edifice inside the estate.
The mansion, like all Kambos buildings, was constructed after the 1881 earthquake on top of the old one. The main building as well as the auxiliary one were restored between 1979 and 1980.

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Villages

Chios Town, Kambos, Vrondados, Anavatos, Avgonyma, Karyes, Thymiana, Neohori, Vassileoniko, Vavili, Halkios, Ververato, Dafnonas, Aghios Georgios Sikousis, Zifias

Sightseeing

Ancient Times
Ancient Chios Town, Daskalopetra, Drakodospilos, Rimokastro
Early Christian Times
St. Isidore’s Basilica
Medieval Times
Nea Moni, Virgin Krena, Aghios Georgios of Chios Fortress, Aghios Georgios Sikousis, Kournas Monastery, Giustiniani Palace, Fortress of Chios, Anavatos, Watchtowers
Late Byzantine Times
Monastery of Saints Anargyri, Monastery of Aghios Menas
Post Byzantine and Later Times
Kambos, Marble Fountains, Mosque -Tzami, Later Buildings, Saints Constantine and Helen Nunnery, 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, Aghia Skepi Isihastirio (The Retreat of Saintly Protection)

Chios Beaches

Bella Vista, Kontari, Karfas, Megas Limnionas, Aghia Fotia, Daskalopetra, Tagma, Afanis Beach, Lo Beach