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Pyrgi is a very small village and houses around the city really you must see.Also Church in town... read more

Reviewed yesterday
NilSagir
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Antalya
Great place to visit!

We have been to both Mesta and Pirgi and Pirgi is much better. The history is everywhere, very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Öyküm G
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Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
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A pretty town whose houses are decorated with carved and painted patterns called graffito.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Reviewed yesterday

Pyrgi is a very small village and houses around the city really you must see.Also Church in town quite nice.We had chance to see baby baptize.Nice coffee shops in center

Thank NilSagir
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to both Mesta and Pirgi and Pirgi is much better. The history is everywhere, very clean streets, nice restaurants and souvenir shops. Parking is also easy. You can also use your stroller comfortably if you have kids. If you are in Chios,...More

Thank Öyküm G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Known as the painted village, Pyrgi stands relatively intact because it was not demolished during the earthquake of 1881. It appears the building get whitewashed and then designs are carved thru the surface coating. Some say Christopher Columbus was born near here, as the Columbus...More

Thank differentname
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is an amazing town with very different building structure and relax atmosphere. It must be visited once in a lifetime and have a free time in town centre.

Thank Topragin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice stop if you are going to Emporio and Mavra Vollia beach. The distinctive stucco work in this medieval village is one of a kind and the village square and church are beautiful. It only takes about a half hour to see...More

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Popular touristic site..Houses are very nicely decorated in black and white geometric shapes. A medieval village at 25 km south of Chios Town.

Thank Emel Y
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Narrow streets, small building and traditional architecture. There are gift shops which are cheap and have intetesting staffs.

Thank Omercan B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice village with original houses.. you can walk through the beautiful streets and buy some souvenirs..all the salesmen speaks Turkish as well

Thank Anıl G
Reviewed 18 August 2017

One of the worthwhile places to visit on Chios for the unusual house designs and intricate detail. Inland place and very hot in high season.

Thank kylejenner66
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

It's a very interesting village. Almost all houses are decorated on the facades. There are some shops and cafes. Nice to stroll around. I found it a little bit dirty and not well looked after in general. But very interesting to visit at least once.

Thank Altug71
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