Anafi, Chora

The village is densely populated and originates from medieval times. It is built amphitheatrically above the port, at an altitude of 260 metres.

With 270  inhabitants today, Chora is distinguished from the capital of other Cycladic islands due to is numerous arched single-room homes, which occupy a large area of the settlement. Narrow cobbled streets criss-cross the village, leading to the Venetian Kastro (fortress),the initial nucleus and heart of the village. Several churches are scattered throughout Chora, including those of Agios Nikolaos ,the Kimissi (Assumption), Agios Charalambos ,Christos tou Stavrou(Christ of the Cross), Aghioi Anargyroi and Agios Georgios at the top of the Kastro, all with Byzantine or post-Byzantine icons. Findings from ancient Anafi can be viewed in the Archaeological Collection.

Pedestrians are free to wander around ,as Chora ,being at traditional settlement ,is off-limits to vehicles. Various taverns, a rotisserie ,a bakery ,a grocery store and a bar are available to the local population and visitor. Accommodation is provided  by several rooms to let.


Beautiful beaches

Sightseeing and Tours

Mount Kalamos – Biggest monolith in the Medditeranean

The Monastery of zoodochos pigi – Panagia Kalamiotissa

Kastelli Anafi – Ancient Village

Footpaths of Historcal & Cultural Interest

The temple of Apollon Aeglitis

Drakontospilo – Dragons Cave

Useful Information for Visitors

Citizens’ Service Center: 22860 61390

Municipality of Anafi: 2286061266

Travel Agency/Tickets: 2286061220

Post Office : 2286061203

Police: 2286061216

Gas Station 

There is only one gas station in the island located 3 km from the chora and 5 km from the port. It is open every day 2 hours in the morning and 2 in the afternoon.

Contact phone: 2286061350


There are no banks in Anafi. Transactions can be carried out via ATM which is located at the port and second ATM which located at Chora near the post office.

Health Clinic

In the island there is no pharmacy. Medicines can be supplied via the health center in Chora.

Contact Phone: 2286061215

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