The village is densely populated and originates from medieval times. It is built amphitheatrically above the port, at an altitude of 260 metres.
Pedestrians are free to wander around ,as Chora ,being at traditional settlement ,is off-limits to vehicles. Various taverns, a rotisserie ,a bakery ,a grocery store and a bar are available to the local population and visitor. Accommodation is provided by several rooms to let.
Visible from anywhere in Anafi, Mount Kalamos lies at the southeast part of the island, 22 km away from Chora. It is undoubtedly Anafi’s most valuable gem, a miracle of nature.With a height of 460m, Kalamos is an imposing limestone monolith linked to the island by a small isthmus. The Kalamos monolith is considered the second largest in the Mediterranean after the rock of Gibraltar.
Kleisidi is one of the most beautiful and close to the port sandy beaches, ideal for young children. Katsouni, Flamoura, Roukounas and Monastery are also distinguished, all with fine sand.