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Volissos

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Volissos (Greek: Βολισσός) is the largest village in the northwest part of Chios, Aegean Islands, Greece. The village is situated 40 km away from the main town of Chios.

Volissos has a port called "Limia" that connects the island with the island of Psara.The village is built in amphitheatrical style on a hill and on top of it there is a Byzantine castle built in the medieval times. The castle has a trapezoid shape with six circular towers.

Volissos is claimed to be one of the possible birthplaces of Homer; Herodotus makes a reference to Homer having lived and wrote his marvelous epics in this village. In Christian Greek history, Volissos is famed as the birthplace of Saint Markella of Chios.

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