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“magnificent”
Review of Chora

Chora
Ranked #2 of 22 things to do in Amorgos
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cyprus
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53 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“magnificent”
Reviewed 16 August 2014

maybe the most beautiful Chora of cyclades...many different corners with various atmosphere..beautiful narroe streets ..White and blue...with the Castle protecting you welcoming... every single bar cafe taverna has its own style AND CHARACTER..never gets boring....thank you for your hospitality at the Fiesta cellebrating a Religious event..with music , DANCE ,traditional dish and ofcourse PSIMENI...

Visited August 2014
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Corfu Town, Greece
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96 reviews
28 attraction reviews
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“Beautiful”
Reviewed 23 July 2014

One of the most beautiful "chora"in Cyclades.Very clean, very nicely maintained, beautiful churches, houses, small gift shops, cafes, restaurants.
The only disadvantage is that it is usually very windy, so choose a day that in the rest of the island is totally calm.

Visited July 2014
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Athens, Greece
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25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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“The most beautiful Chora at Cyclades”
Reviewed 17 July 2014

Chora of Amorgos is the most beautiful Chora at Cyclades. Greeks call Chora the capital of an island. It is a very quiet place, with beautiful churches, little squares everywhere, and a long row of windmills. You will find lots of small streets with flowers like bougainvillaea and trees, combining a fantastic setting, great for taking pictures. Walking the small streets there are tourist shops, cafés and very romantic restaurants. If someday come to Amorgos remember to visit Chora. You will not forget it. You are going to love it!

Visited July 2014
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Lake Elmo, Minnesota
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706 reviews
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“Quiet”
Reviewed 31 May 2014

High in the hills of a quiet island lies this village. Lack of easy access protects it from the gigantic cruise ships. The wonderful charm of the people and the narrow winding streets makes one want to relax here for an extended period.

Visited May 2014
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Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
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“Beautiful village”
Reviewed 12 May 2014

Hora is the main town of each island in Greece. I went this summer in Amorgos, a little island in the east of Cyclades. It was for me a complete change of scene. You are in the middle of Mediterranean Sea, nothing looks like something you know. The nature, the sun, the people, the landscape, the goats, the food…everything is perfect. The place isn’t touristic at all. I went there because I had greek friends. It was really great to be far from occidental fast civilization…

We had the chance to attend the traditional celebration in Hora. I loved that ! We got free food and drink, the atmosphere was very special, full of greek history and good mood. We learnt to dance their traditional steps with old local people. I advise everyone to try this!
Hora is a very cute village, with very beautiful buildings and good places to visit. There are several great bars and restaurants to go too. Evidence that’s a very attractive place : some scenes of a French film were shot on this island and in Hora! (Le Grand Bleu – Luc Besson)

No to be missed either : the monastery Chozoviotissa, build in the side of the mountain.

(Sorry for my English, I'm Belgian.)

Visited August 2013
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