Marmaro  

Marmaro - Chios (Greece)

Marmaro (Kardamyla) . Actually Kardamyla consists of two villages; the higher Ano Kardamyla and the seaside village, Kato Kardamyla, also called Marmaro. Nowadays they mean by "Kardamyla" only the upper village. Kato Kardamyla now is called Marmaro. This village with a small port, is situated in a deep bay. Marmaro, means marble, the name has been given to the village because marble was produced here. Beautiful neoclassical buildings are also found here.Many wealthy Greeks own a house here. In the village stands the statue of the Sailor from Kardamyla and the woman from Kardamyla who is waiting for the sailor. The statue of the Missing Sailor is by sculptor Apartis. Further noteworthy is the mill: Mylo tou Mavri.

On the square is located the church of Agios Loukas, built in the 17th century.

In Kardamyla and Marmaro now live about two thousand people.

Text: Yorgos and Wendy Nikolidakis - Revised by Maxine van Hoften Gee

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Average temperature Marmaro
January
9.5°C
February
9.9°C
March
11.6°C
April
15.6°C
May
20.2°C
June
24.7°C
July
26.6°C
August
26.1°C
September
22.9°C
October
18.5°C
November
14.3°C
December
11.3°C

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