Vessa is a medieval village that lies in the center of a big agricultural
basin and it has a main gate, which is in a very good condition. The area has
a well laid -out streets and high narrow buildings that look like towers. Although
the fortified surrounding wall has been split, the whole village stone houses
remain in a very good condition but many off them are dilapidated and empty. There
are many big and wealthy houses in the area that were built by prosperous emigrants.
Among the village churches is Panagia, Agios Dimitrios and Panagia Petrousena,
which is considered to be the most ancient church of Chios, according to the locals.
e most ancient church of Chios, according to the locals.