Prefecture of Evros Travel Guide

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  • The Folclore Museum

    Samothraki Things to Do

    The Folklore Museum at Chora is also worth a visit, being a testament to the cultural heritage of the island. While ascending to the castle, you will find it on your right, just below the big church of the village.In the photo: The big church of Chora and next to it, to the right, the upper floor of the Folclore Museum.

  • The Castle of Gattilusi

    Samothraki Things to Do

    The ruins of the Byzantine castle at the edge of the cliff, a remnant of the rule of the Genoese Gattilusi family (1430 AD), is the top must see of Chora. This position was probably already fortified around the end of the 10th century AD when the inhabitants withdrew from Paleopoli to the interior, but for some reason there was the need of a new...

  • The church of the Dormition of the...

    Samothraki Things to Do

    The church of the Dormition of the Virgin (Kimisis Theotokou) is worth a visit for its valuable icons dating to 1875 and the relics of the "Five Martyrs of Samothraki". In 1821, five of the hostages brought by the Turks to Constantinople following the destruction of the island, were forced to convert to Islam. Many years later, in 1835, they...


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