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Perfect Historic Place..1000 years old...

Perfect Historic Place..1000 years old...Preserved by UNESCO..Worth to see..Rent a car and... read more

Reviewed December 13, 2016
Istanbul, Turkey
Quiet and spiritual

Nea Moni is worth the drive. The road is rough especially when you near the monastery. We were... read more

Reviewed October 20, 2016
Twin Cities, MN
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A beautiful 11th century Byzantine monastery decorated with mosaics and relics.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed December 13, 2016

Perfect Historic Place..1000 years old...Preserved by UNESCO..Worth to see..Rent a car and drive...At the center of the island...Fascinating place..Gold fresco inside the church..

Thank ACB225
Reviewed October 20, 2016

Nea Moni is worth the drive. The road is rough especially when you near the monastery. We were there off season and it was quiet and eerie. We walked through the monastery seeing very few people. The grounds are lovely as is the church with...More

1  Thank CoopyCob
Reviewed September 25, 2016

Nea Moni, an 11th-century monastery, is in a remote setting within the mountains and about fifteen kilometres from the town of Chios. You may see a few locals there as it is still a working church, but separate from the museum. With limited opening hours...More

Thank 1TraveltheWorld
Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

New Moni is the oldest monastery in Chios and has been recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It's route is little bit tough and near to Avgonima. You can visit both of them.

Thank tolgademirbilek
Reviewed September 18, 2016

Not the biggest monastery in the world, but its history, the landscape in which it sits, and the quality and philosophy of the restoration makes this a must-see. It is a World Heritage site - but it is also a working church and as such...More

Thank Campbell T
Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

Built 10 centuries ago.. Long history behind it. Very impressive location but not very well preserved..

1  Thank Hakan K
Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Twice, I visited this place and never got to see inside as they close at 3 pm I was told. It's quite a drive up on the mountains and make sure you take water with you! Along the way, my husband and I enjoyed the...More

Thank Machlo K
Reviewed August 31, 2016

One of the treasures of the island of Chios for those interested in Byzantine art. The location can really only be reached by rented car from chaos and the trip takes about 30 minutes. A lot of restoration work has gone into the church but...More

Thank ColinMcCull
Reviewed August 18, 2016

A fantastic medieval monastery built according to the architecture of Agia Sofia creates a peaceful scenery, but only the central section is well preserved. The rest is just deserted. Be aware: The museum is open until noon.

1  Thank elkakna
Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

The monastery is a historical place where monks, women and children were slaughtered in 1822 by the Turks and there are victims bones kept in the monastery to prove it.

1  Thank Christos N
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June 30, 2017|
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Response from blaspis1118 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, bus, taxis, or rent bike or car.
May 29, 2017|
Response from travelingar0und2007 | Reviewed this property |
We did not have a guide there was also a service going on at the time. You will need a car!