Overview of Exploring Skyros’ Chora
The landmark sights in Chora are the Byzantine castle and the 10th c Monastery of Agios Georgios, both offering superb views. You can also visit the Archaeological Museum, with various findings and a folklore collection. The Faltaits Museum is a prominent cultural attraction on Skyros, embracing its history and culture (it displays important exhibits, among which the “skyrian house”, an impressive representation of the island’s traditional residence). Also in Chora: Take a stroll at the Megali Strata, the cobbled street that leads to the Brooke Square. The latter features a statue dedicated to the British poet Peter Brooke who died on Skyros – it is best to visit in sunset and enjoy the magnificent views to the Aegean.