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Thymiana, Chios

Thimiana is located 7 km to the South of the city of Chios, 10 min by car. It is among the larger villages on the island with approximately 1600 inhabitants. The village used to be called "Efthymiana", that is place renowned for its many quarries from which the "Thymiana" stone was extracted in many shades of brown and red. The Thymiana stone is an excellent ornamental material for buildings. Many mansions and churches in Kambos are built with this stone. The village of Thymiana has a primary school, sports associations, a swimming club, a cultural club as well as the large church dedicated to Aghios Efstratios, a masterpiece of local architecture, also built with the well-known Thymiana stone. Near the church of Aghios Efstratios one may enjoy the Garden of Fatourou. Thymiana is also known for its Carnival, called Mostra by the locals.
church of Aghios Efstratios, Thimiana, Chios Ruins of an old church in Thimiana, Chios

church of Aghios Efstratios, Thimiana, Chios

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


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

Date: Παρασκευή, 10 Φεβρουαρίου 2012
Merja, Norway
Comment:A charming village. I don’t remember the name of the cafeneion, but I do recall the broad beans. There was a bakery opposite. if you needed the chemist it was on the right beyond the big church. nearby a good barber who cut your hair for 8 euros. I paid him 10, i was so happy.
Date: Παρασκευή, 12 Νοεμβρίου 2010
Charles Stuart-Hunt, England
Comment:...that should have been my friends and myself - sorry - bad English!
Date: Παρασκευή, 18 Μαΐου 2007
Charles Stuart-Hunt, England, UK
Comment:There is a charming kafenion" in Thymiana where myself and my friends had a very warm welcome from the card playing ouzo drinkers. They shared their broad beans and radishes with us and bought us tumblers of kokkino krasi. Does anyone know the name of this cafe? Charles