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Kato Fana: Since 9th century BC the temple had been used to worship first as the Temple of Apollo and after turned into a Christian temple during the Byzantines. It is now the church of Agion Theodoros.

Village Square: It is called Livadi by the locals. This is the meeting point where the villagers gather.

Tetteriko: Located in Kambos, 2km south of Chios Town. It is the largest building in Kambos on 10 acre property includes the mansion, two auxiliary buildings and a yard with a well, reservoir and a fountain. Its mansion was unfortunately destroyed by the eartquake in 1881 however rebuilt with neoclassical architecture style.

Perivoli: It is located in Kambos. It is a mansion which was destroyed by the earthquake in 1881 and rebuilt. It means orchard. It consists of the main building, cistern, well, a yard and a stone fence. The mansion has two buildings. The main building, which has two floors, is made of stone which was brought from Thymiana village and its roof was decorated with tiles. The stairs to the upper floor has engraved columns and stone handrail. The mansion is used as a guesthouse and a restaurant for tourists. The accommodation has 24 bed capacity.

Mitarakiko: It is located in Kambos. This building is owned by N. Platis. It consists of the main building, the auxiliary building which is called Anestatiko, a ground-floor building, old mansion and a yard with reservoir, benches and well. It is a typical Kambos estate. This building used to be the home of the famous Greek artist G. Mitarakis who lived in the ground-floor. The main building and the ground-floor were built after the earthquake in 1881.

Maritime Museum: It is located in the town of Chios. It is open between 10am and 2pm everyday except Sundays. The renovation and the operation of the museum is financed by Ioannis D. Fafalios, Antonios C. Los, Ioannis M. Psarros, Costas I. Lyras, Tassos Diamantaras, Popi Romanou, Demetrios Laimos - Botsris, Nikos C. Los, Marika G. Nikolou and Kalliroi D. Patera. The aim of founding the museum was to represent the contemporary Greek maritime spirit.
The building of the museum used to be the home of Anastassios and Marouko Pateras. In 1991, its inheritors donated the house to a public benefit foundation. The building was built in the beginning of the 20th century with traditional Chios architecture, an example of a neoclassical design. It has two floors. The building has been renovated in recent years to exhibit more.
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