Local Community of Vamos


(Vamos Douliana,), former capital of Apokoronos and formerly of Sfakia prefecture Historical today seat of the new municipality is particularly interesting village has classed as traditional by the Ministry. It has a small town, and kept in very good condition, with folk and neoclassical architecture (cultural center). Already the initiative of a group of residents to create an association for the protection of the village as well as alternative tourism paying off, and is the standard for the overall development of the newly established municipality. Vamos, interesting younger churches of St Nicholas and St George, the restored old school (1863) in the courtyard of the old girl’s school, which is now used as a guesthouse assist in operation in KP . Vamos was the theater of military operations, in 1866 and 1896. Facts even Vamos 1896, were popular abroad and was cause to become the General Assembly of Revolutionary Cretans (meta committee headed Roussos Koundouro ) where in Vamos, aimed at independence of Crete. (Memorial). In the wider area of ​​Vamos, in the Venetian Walnut Kartsomado village, the ruins of a small monastery of Panagia Katomeri, with frescoes dating from the 13th century one-room church. Opposite the village’s also Venetian Walnut St. George, there is a Venetian villa and other buildings of the village and the large monastery of St. George, which is still active, and is the most interesting architectural element of Chania. Buildings such as the large mill, can be restored and become a living agricultural museum to cater for a wide variety of public events. Douliana is a small village that belongs to the municipality of Vamos. It is built on a hill, in a beautiful natural environment, and interesting architecture. This traditionally maintained its character more than any other settlement. In the village Many foreigners live permanently and the locals have developed in issues regarding the preservation of the settlement.