Project Description

Chora on Amorgos

Chora the capital of Amorgos is a medieval mountain village 400 meters above the sea surrounded by windmills. Chora is dominated by a 13th century Venetian castle, the historic rock has had built into it for more than fifteen centuries the church of Kera Leousa (Lady of mercy).

To walk in Chora is like stepping in the dream of the perfect Greek village with its narrow winding alleys, whitewashed houses, charming squares and a lot of beautiful churches. You have also a big selection of nice and cozy taverns, café and shops.

The village is near to the Monastery of Hozoviotissa and the beach of Agia Anna with its clear waters.


  • Capital of Amorgos
  • Inhabitants about 400
  • 400 m above sea level


In the middle of the island, 5 ½ km from the port of Katapola and 16 km from the port of  Aegiali.