Chora is the major and capital of Patmos lying in the south central part of the island and a few km south of Skala, the main port of Patmos. The traditional region is built around the famous Monastery of Saint John the Theologian, during the 12th century. The scenery is beautiful with the narrow alleys, the attractive white churches and the flowered courtyards. Chora Patmos has many shops, taverns, restaurants, bars and cafes as well as small hotels and rooms for rent. View all sights of Patmos here.