Chios Mills
Chios Island Travel Guide, Chios Greece
The Island of Chios
Chios Island Travel Guide, Chios Greece
Chios Island Travel Guide, Chios Greece
Chios Island Travel Guide, Chios Greece
Chios Island Travel Guide, Chios Greece

Chios Museums, Galerries and Koraes Library 

Once at Chios you may  visit some of the museums, full of exhibits of the history of the island.

The Archaeological museum of Chios is located at Museiou str, about 100m southern of the port.

The Byzantine museum of Chios is located right at the main square of the island, called Vounaki. The building of the museum is the old othoman mosque.

The Justiniani Palace, is a small building right at the main entrance of the Castle of Chios. It was the house of the Genoan family of Justiniani who ruled the island during a larg7e period of the middle ages. Now it serves as a small medieval museum.

The Nea Moni Museum. It’s located in Nea Moni monastery in the middle of the island, among Karyes and Avgonima village. Nea Moni is the most famous sample of  medieval monasterial archtecture in the whole Aegean islands.

The Chios Maritime Museum. Chios is well known for having a strong maritime presence over the years. Even now Chians are the owners of more than half of the whole greek merchadise fleet, one of the biggest worldwide.

The Koraes Library and Argenti Folkore Museum are located in the same building at Koraes str. in the center of town, next to the Cathedral, near to the south end of Aplotaria str. Aplotaria str is the high street market of Chios. Koraes Library is one of the oldest and biggest Libraries in Greece, certainly a worth visiting monument. You may see the books os Adamantios Koraes, some of them given to him as a gift by the French Emperor Napoleon.

The Public Art Gallery of Chios is located at 1, Andreas Syggros str. in the city center just a few meters away from the main Chios square, called Vounaki square.

The Folkloric Museum of High School of Kallimasia.