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Daskalopetra

Vrontados | Chios, 822 00, Greece
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beautiful neighbourhood

good tavernas around, there are also nice beaches. downtown is 6km away. Not noisy, not too many... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2016
_Baris_0naldi_
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Istanbul, Turkey
BEAUTIFUL TOWN AT CHIOS ISLAND

Daskalopetra took its name from Homer the poet .This is one of the most beautiful suburbs of chios... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2015
Andreas B
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Athens, Greece
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Roughly translated to mean “teacher’s stone,” legend has it that Homer once sat on this rock to teach his poetry.
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19 Feb 2016
“beautiful neighbourhood”
28 Oct 2015
“BEAUTIFUL TOWN AT CHIOS ISLAND”
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Vrontados | Chios, 822 00, Greece
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Reviewed 19 February 2016

good tavernas around, there are also nice beaches. downtown is 6km away. Not noisy, not too many tourists, nice place

1  Thank _Baris_0naldi_
Reviewed 28 October 2015

Daskalopetra took its name from Homer the poet .This is one of the most beautiful suburbs of chios. Thoukididis the historian mentioned chios and Homer in Peloponnesian war

Thank Andreas B
Reviewed 2 September 2015

On returning to Chios, I have to say that is is my most favorite beach. Right opposite my hotel, The Pearl Bay

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 30 August 2015

Dhalaskalopetera ("Teacher's Rock" - or "Omeiros Stone", t.i. "Homer's Rock"). Actually an ancient stone altar in the archeological site that served as a sanctuary of the godess Cybele. Neither the site itself nor this stone altar is impressive. If you don't visit you will not...More

Thank Arthur_Rob
Reviewed 27 August 2015

Dhalaskalopetera ("Teacher's Rock" - or "Omeiros Stone", t.i. "Homer's Rock"). Actually an ancient stone altar in the archeological site that served as a sanctuary of the godess Cybele. Neither the site itself nor this stone altar is impressive. If you don't visit you will not...More

Thank Arthur_Rob
Reviewed 23 July 2015

daskalopetra is such an easy place to visit- I caught one of the blue buses just up from the quay. its wise to buy 2 or 3 tickets and to find out which number bus is doing that route today, from the office, just near...More

Thank m arianne m
Reviewed 11 July 2015

For the sake of Homer, Daskalopetra is worth a visit. It is only a few km north of Chios and we visited it after a trip to Nea Moni monastery. In true understated Greek style, we nearly missed the seat of Homer as it was...More

1  Thank LimerickAdventurer
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Tucked away on a hillside near a very pretty river-stone beach is a rock which might have been the spot where Homer taught his students through the age-old oral tradition. Local legend says so; it looks suited to the purpose and no one is harmed...More

1  Thank Wanderering1
Reviewed 7 April 2014

Any other country would make more of this - put a piece of string round it ? charge for entrance ? invent some colourful legends ? - but not Greece, which is another reason to love Greece. Whether or not is has anything to do...More

Thank ELear
Reviewed 27 February 2013

I think some of the reviewers have only found the beach and have not actually found Homer's Rock itself! Walk to the Northern end of the beach and you will find yourself in a large car park with a restaurant in it. At the back...More

4  Thank MestaChios
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