Chios Museums

In Chios Museums, the visitor will be able to explore the local history and culture over the centuries.  It has a long history during the byzantine times, when the emperor decided to build a monastery in Chios decorated with gold mosaics. Moreover , the visitor in chios can find the first library of Greece and its collection consisted of books belonging to Adamantios Koraes and other greek intellectuals.

In addition , the island has a long history in maritime. Most of the well known ship owners of Greece originate from Chios island. Vrontados is an area in Chios , that most of its citizens are sailors. Furthermore, chios mastic is a huge part of the local life. Thus, the locals built a very very nice museum, that the visitor will be able to have an idea of the whole history that surrounds this product.