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Church of Paraportiani

Kastro-Paralia, Mykonos Town 846 00, Greece
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Lovely Byzantine church overlooking the sea.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cruising area” (2 reviews)
“white wash” (3 reviews)
“rich history” (2 reviews)
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Kastro-Paralia, Mykonos Town 846 00, Greece
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Reviewed yesterday

Sunday, and none of the churches in this complex were open. It dates to the 15th century with various architectural styles and is an attractive building with the whitewash application on the walls. It looks like one church but is actually four unfinished churches that...More

Thank Dan L
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Reviewed 2 days ago

These was a good place to visit and waiting for sunset. Not too far anywhere or from the town. Highly recommend.

Thank Karmen S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great views and white washed touch to the island. Its a nice walk along the back path leading into little venice

Thank explorermee
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Never seen such a beautiful architecture of a church. Simple yet charming... especially with the white wash paint and the unique shape.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a beautiful church and it is worth seeking out to take a photo. It is not open to the public and I was told it is only open twice a year.

2  Thank luvroma2
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Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

This stunning old church sits near the sea in Mykonos Town. It offers some amazing photo opportunities and is in very good shape considering its age. Like so much of Mykonos, it displays a stark white exterior along with a rich cultural history. A “must...More

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Reviewed 21 April 2018

A nice structure to see from the outside, but I was disappointed that we could not take a walk inside.

Thank srinivas k
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Reviewed 17 April 2018

Paraportiani church is located central in chora and at the same time is a spacey area with a view that makes the scenery pictaresque and unique for a picture or to walk by.

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Reviewed 5 April 2018

Pros : -- Beautiful church with a nice history -- Being an Bollywood fan a place worth visiting -- Plenty of place to snap amazing pictures -- Due to early April, less people, amazing weather, awesome food Cons: -- Sometime can be over crowded (but...More

Thank manas s
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

The church of Paraportiai dates back to the 15th century making it Mykonos' oldest church. It must have occupied hallowed ground because, as its name ("church by the gate") implies, it was located at the gate to the now-disappeared walls of the fortified Venetian Kastro...More

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sj20162016
20 December 2017|
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Response from rodrigoma87 | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely, they are short walking distance
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Amber B
25 April 2017|
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Response from ChinKeng S |
You can see yourself.
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