Kythnos Island Chora
Information about visiting the Capital City, the Towns and Villages of Kythnos Island
Chora of Kythnos is the capital of Kythnos Island and situated as all the capitals of the Cyclades at the highest point of the island. Chora of Kythnos is a traditional Cycladic village where its architecture is preserved and has all the characteristic elements of the traditional architecture of the Islands. Cobbled streets, churches, lodges and stone whitewashed houses with colored windows. In Chora of Kythnos are concentrated most of the public services, as well as most of the residents of Kythnos Island. In Chora of Kythnos you will find many shops for food and drink as well as entertainment.
Chora of Kythnos was called Messaria in the old days and it was a small rural village. After the devastation that the old capital of the island suffered in the 16th century, most residents were evacuated from their homes and relocated here, considering this inaccessible plateau to be more safe and Chora of Kythnos slowly formed into the current town it is today.
CHORA OF KYTHNOS – KYTHNOS ISLAND VILLAGES