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Address: Kastro-Paralia, Mykonos Town 84600, Greece
Description: Lovely Byzantine church overlooking the sea.

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Beautiful church on the edge of the sea

A beautiful example of greek architecture. It is directly on the edge of the sea. You can get beautiful view of the sunset from here. provides great pictures

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

A beautiful example of greek architecture. It is directly on the edge of the sea. You can get beautiful view of the sunset from here. provides great pictures

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Tacoma, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

15th century church that is pretty and what I had in my mind's eye when I wanted to go to Greece. Got some early evening pictures, including the start of sunset. In a great area to go for dinner--Little Venice.

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Mykonos, Greece
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

The church is a unique monument. Its like beeing created by the blue see and the strong winds. Unfortunately its not open for the public. Nice place for photoshooting

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Mykonos, Greece
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

The Church of Panagia Paraportiani is a unique architectural monument. It is located in Mykonos, at the entrance of castro neighbourhood, right by the sea. Its name -Paraportiani- actually means standing next to the entrance door, meaning that the church was next to the old castle’s door. This impressive, whitewashed church actually consists of five churches. The four churches, dedicated... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Located in Little Venice, it is the most famous church in Mykonos. Its English name is Our Lady of the Postern Gate. See it while in Little Venice and on your way to the windmills

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I organised a wedding and a photo shoot right outside this magnificent church of genious cycladic architecture. It has been amasing !

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

The church is constantly closed. But the architecture is so unique that it is worth visiting it just to take a few original shots. If you are brave enough to get to the rocks in front of the church you can also take pictures of Mykonos' windmills.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

The church comprises of four is a Chora landmark but unfortunately permanently closed. Nice point to see the sunset but the surrounding area full of rubbish and smelly.

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Anzio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Really strange strange building. You should see it just to appreciate the funny architecture. Maybe the most significative symbol of mykonos after the mills. The most white buildings in all the town. Nice view for the sunset, when the Costa Crociere are not in the middle -_- You can only visit the outside

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Although they don't allow anyone outside, its four churches combined into one. Its a great place to take pictures and beautiful views of the sea from points around it.

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Address: Kastro-Paralia, Mykonos Town 84600, Greece
Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Cyclades  >  Mykonos  >  Mykonos Town

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