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


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



Sight Details:

  • €2
  • Tues.–Sun 8–3

Updated 09/04/2014


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