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Daskalopetra

Vrontados | Chios, 822 00, Greece
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Not much to see and not really where Homer gave Talks

Nice little park with "rock" where Homer was said to have given speeches. However, archeologists... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
crazyh
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concord nh
swimming at evenings

I wanted to go thiw fall in my island beaches, since i didn'τ had go this summer in my island... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
chios-j
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Samos, 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.
  • Excellent18%
  • Very good38%
  • Average34%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
16 Oct 2017
“Not much to see and not really where Homer gave Talks”
4 Oct 2017
“swimming at evenings”
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Vrontados | Chios, 822 00, Greece
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

Nice little park with "rock" where Homer was said to have given speeches. However, archeologists believe it was part of a Earth Goddess Cult where a small temple was built. Just above it is a small Ottoman fountain. Nothing special but OK for a quick...More

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Reviewed 4 October 2017

I wanted to go thiw fall in my island beaches, since i didn'τ had go this summer in my island beaches. Finally i succed it and i decided to go in that beatigull beach. I didnt regret it at all, and i had good time,...More

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Reviewed 1 October 2017

Despite the pebbles, it is quite a nice beach to visit. But you will need shoes to go swimming, there are big slippery stones when you are entering the sea. The water was clear.

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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

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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

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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
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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

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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
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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

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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

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