A walk around the city will bring you close to the main sights. Do not forget to walk around:
- Pythagoras or Lion square near the sea. It is named after the huge marble lion standing in its center.
- The Archaeological Museum where among others findings from Ireon as well as the colossal Kouros of Lefkias (5 m height) of 580 B.C. are kept .
- The Parliament
- The Court House
- The memorial to the Fallen
- The municipal garden.
- The Art Gallery which is housed in the wonderful neoclassical Town Hall. Here you will see heirlooms of the island’s history from 1821 till modern times, the “Samos Constitution” as well as portraits of freedom fighters and leaders.
The Ecclesiastical Byzantine Museum whic is housed in the metropolitan hall and includes a collection of jewelry, gold thread embroidery, icons and manuscripts on membranes.
- The beautiful district of Ano Vathy. An exceptional sample of post Byzantine architecture is the chapel Ai-Giannakis.
- The Samos Wine Museum in Malagari location, a creation of the Union of Viniculture Cooperatives of Samos.
- The monastery of Zoodochos Pigi tou Kotsika (1695) on the peninsula bearing the same name (4.5 km N), with a view to the passage between Samos and Asia Minor, Mykali mountain, Nea Efesos and Chios.
- The monastery Aghia Zoni 5 km E, which was built in 1695.