Built amphitheatrically, in 180 meters of altitude, the village offers
a panoramic view of the valley of Chora
and the Aegean Sea
It is one of the oldest villages of Samos, founded at the same period as Miloi
Its soil is very fertile and ideal for the cultivation of vine trees and
olive trees. Other products of Pagondas, of high quality, are timber, cheese,
honey, vegetables and fruits.
The village boasts many sites amongst which:
The Church of the Holly Trinity. An imposing stone built church of 1872.
Opposite the church there is the church's museum with icons of the 17th century
and other religious artifacts.
The Church of Christ built the 16th century. Its bell tower is made entirely
by marble and it has been declared as a national heritage site by the Greek Ministry
The Church of Zoodohos Pigi.
The Church of Saint George and the Church of the Mother of Christ.
The old public school. It has been transformed into a cultural centre and
a folkloric museum.
The chapels of Saint Paraskevi, Saint Panteleimon, Panagista, Saint Konstantinos,
Prophet Elias (on an elevated position), Saint Elias Hamilos, Saint George, Panagia
Varda, Saint John (Sarakini) and Saint Nicholas.
The Church of Evagelistria.
The old olive factory in the village.
The deserted mills in the area of Kamara (Loggos mountain), Krio Nero, valley
The public washrooms of the 19th century (Megali Vrisi) Local festivals
take place the days of the Holly Trinity, the Mother of Christ, Saint Paraskevi
and Saint Panteleimonas.
It is worth noting the custom of Kadis during the Carnival and Father's
Day organized by The Ladies Association Omonia (the first week old July).
Lastly, Pagondas is the birthplace of the novelist Alkis Agelopoulos
and the poet and writer Kostas Karathanasis.