Pyrgi village is the major town of Mastichochorion Municipality. Pyrgi village is the largest village in southern Chios and is named after the main tower is in the central square. The tower used for defensive purposes and today is in ruins. The village is itself built as a castle: the houses are three-storey and two-storey and is built close to one another, without a gap so as to form the outer wall of the "castle" with no windows and doors to the outside of the village. In this way the walls kept the inhabitants secure from pirates. But what characterizes Pyrgi and has made it known throughout the world is the decoration of the houses and the church. The decoration has been done in a very special way. The decoration system called "scratch." The buildings are formed with a good coating on the top half, with black sand and a third one, even when it is soft craftsmen carve the walls forming patterns of geometric shapes (circles squares triangles etc..). Pyrgi village is known for its traditional dance with his very quick steps and traditional festivals organized in the village. It has great folkloric significance because it is the only village on the island which is partially on old local costume and much-honored customs and traditions. pyrgi has a lot of things as super market, creperie, ice cream shop, pizzeria, bars, clubs. the road for there is very easy and almost flat. so you can go either with a bike if you are an athletic person, motorbikes and cars from Agapios Best Rent will travel you there with safety.