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Avgonima

Description

Avgonima, a village  located at cental west Chios, abstains 16 kms from the capital of Chios and 6 kms from village Anavatos. One can reach here by going through the most important pine forest of the island at 450 metres altitude. Avgonima are characterised as medieval fortified type village, because the houses are built very close to one another, giving the feeling of a castle. Τhe village was almost abandoned during the 60s and thus it was saved by potential urban type reconstruction. the settlement  is restored at a great part of it with respect to the traditional architecture.  Most of it's picturesque houses are offered for accomodation. Small alleys lead to the main square, where the church is the dominating point of the village, with it's tavernas. The magnificent view alongside delicious food will get even the most demanding visitor.

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Characteristics

Access: Bus, Car, Motorcycle
Distance from the city: 10-20 km
Located at: Northwest of the city
Shops in the area: with shops in the area

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