Churches and chapels of Ios: In Ios there are 365 churches and chapels. Also remarkable is the fact that only in Chora of Ios there are 26 small and large churches. Many of them are Byzantine churches and you can still visit them if you arrange it with the priests. Some of the main churches of Ios are Evaggelismos tis Theotokou (the Assumption of the Virgin Mary-Metropolitan church), Panagia Gremiotissa (on the top of the hill in Chora-with unique view), Panagia Kountoutiani, Zoodochos Pigi, Panagia - dependency of Chozoviotissa monastery in Amorgos island and Aghia Irini in Limano of unique architecture. It is also worth to visit the remarkable Aghios Ioannis monastery in Kalamos and Aghios Ioannis monastery in Pirgos.