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Culture Traditions

Chios island through its position in the middle of enormous and reach civilizations, was influenced by them and therefore shaped an interesting palette of cultural types in its history during centuries.

Besides, its huge naval inheritance and thereby the contact with many and often contradictious cultural, social and economic models, leaded to a peculiar set of Chian cast of mind. Chios was famous from the ancient times about the high quality of its inhabitants life. "Chian life-Chian laugh-Chian table" is an old byword, meaning exactly that Chians always "lead an easy life".

Nowadays, although the influence of the "modern" cultures, Chios keeps particles of its character and the cultural features that make the island special in Aegean Sea.

In this section we will try a brief introduction for some of these features from the island of fragrances and mastic.




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