"Nea Moni" Chios Things to Do Tip by PRhymer

Chios Things to Do: 34 reviews and 63 photos

This is an old monastery that is now a UNESCO site. My favorite things about it were the views and wandering around all the buildings and ruins. It was under renovation while we were there but I still think it was an amazing place and I'm definitely looking forward to seeing it once all the work is finished.

The main church had signs saying no one could enter, but people went in anyway and the workers didn't seem to mind. Just dress modestly (covered shoulders) and stay out of their way. I refrained from taking pictures as well to avoid drawing attention to myself. The inside was filled with beautiful artwork and gorgeous mosaics. I had never seen religious mosaics in person and was stunned by how amazing they were.

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  • Written Oct 28, 2011
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