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The Northern Aegean Islands Sights

Byzantine Museum

Updated 09/04/2014

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The only intact mosque in this part of the Aegean, complete with a slender minaret, houses the Byzantine Museum, which has been under renovation for years. It holds a tugra (the swirling monogram of the sultan that indicated royal possession), rarely seen outside Istanbul; its presence indicated the favor Chios once enjoyed under the sultan. Housed inside are the Jewish, Turkish, and Armenian gravestones leaning with age in the courtyard.

Sight Information

Address:

Vounakiou Sq., Chios Town, Chios, 82100, Greece

Phone:

22710-26866

Sight Details:

  • €2
  • Tues.–Sun 8–3

Updated 09/04/2014

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