Famous Icons in Zante
The modern town, the country or Chora as it is called, was built after the earthquake of 1953 and is the main harbor.
Particular attention was given to avoid altering the character of the city as it was before the earthquake and followed the old architectural model.
Today Chora is a modern town that writes its own history of trying to keep the nobleness of other times.
Territorial singularity occurs here because of the embankments that were long on the coast, with materials from demolished buildings, after seismousmous
As for example, St. Nicholas mole which centuries ago was built on an islet, and now has been joined to the trunk of the island. The same goes for the Solomos Square.
Cafes, restaurants, tourist shops, nougats, pastels "decorate" this road with the medley of languages. It is necessary to walk and for shopping.