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25 Reasons You Should Never Visit Greece

25 Reasons You Should Never Visit Greece

1. Some people seem to believe that Greece is a beautiful place.   Visit Greece / Creative Commons / Via Mountain Side in Halkidiki Halkidiki. 2. And that...
Chora - Amorgos

Castle of Amorgos

History Chora is the capital of Amorgos. It was founded in the early Byzantine period and developed after the 8th century AD when the population...

Asfontilitis, a monument of Amorgian rural architecture

The once vibrant agricultural establishment, untouched by later influences, seals the site with its simple aesthetics: threshing floors and wells, ovens and the internal...

Amorgos Beaches

Amorgos is famous for its beaches and the pure waters. These beaches were chosen by Luc Besson as scenery of his movie, The Big Blue. Main beaches on Amorgos are Katapola and Aegialis...

Traditional Lighthouse of Amorgos Island

The lighthouse Katapola (vathi in Amorgos was built in 1882.) It's one of the oldest lighthouses of the Greek lighthouse network. Νowadays there are...

Climbing to the Monastery of Hozoviotissa in Amorgos

The Monaster of Panaghia Hozoviotissa, an architectural masterpiece, was founded by the Emperor Alexius Commenius I in the 11th century...

Shipwreck on the Amorgos Island

Mr. Nikitas, coffee maker in Kolofana, remembers the shipwreck of “Olympia”, which impressed so much Luc Besson, that he selects it for setting in“Le grand bleu”
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Parvas

"Parvas” is a family story. It depicts a series of ordinary events, of chance happenings in the family of Dimitri Giannakos, also known as Parvas, that resides in Chora of Amorgos...
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Chora of Amorgos

Visible from ancient Minoa and Profitis Ilias (698m), unseen from the sea, Chora of Amorgos encloses the hill with its castle, it extends up...

Folk music of Amorgos

The inhabitants of Amorgos, despite everyday hardship in their isolated and rocky island, never pass on an opportunity to celebrate, composing their own songs

Amorgos – The first major works of Nikos Gatsos

Amorgos is a wonderful incantation on the theme of loss and hope – a unique blend of surrealism, symbolism and folk song – lyrical and erotic, sometimes celebratory, sometimes bitter.

Amorgos island in 1986

Picturing the island of Amorgos of another era