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

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Small but great

Its nicely located at end of mykonos town streets. After enjoying those streets, its a must if you are visiting mykonos.

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 30, 2014
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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Its nicely located at end of mykonos town streets. After enjoying those streets, its a must if you are visiting mykonos.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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138 reviews 138 reviews
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68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Cool to see - if you can catch a glimpse without people sprawled all over it. This is THE thing to see in Mykonos apparently and EVERYONE will be there.

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9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 via mobile

This church is a photographers dream. The unusual structure of the building allows for a completely different picture from each angle. A church actually made up of 5 individual churches (4 on the bottom and one on top) it is beautiful to visit. Unfortunately it is not possible to go inside any of the churches but still a nice visit... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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49 attraction reviews
165 helpful votes 165 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

This church is really easy to walk to from central town, around 5 minutes it is virtually around the corner from where the blue church with fishing boat at the front is located. You will walk past here if you go to visit Litlle Venice and the windmills.

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England, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
11 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

This group of 5 churches, four melded into the one main building, are just so photogenic on the outside from almost every angle. I can't comment on the interior. I strongly recommend you get up early to photograph then as it can get very busy especially in summer. At 9.30am on a September morning there wasn't a single tourist in... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

it is probably the best attraction of mykonos ... old, white, beautiful church with irregular construction... it seems to be the only real thing in such plastic place, which is mykonos...

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Somma Lombardo, Italia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

If you like photography this is a great place to visit. Colour contrasts between the deepest blue of the ocean and the most candid white of the walls make will offer you a unique experience as far as colour is concerned, specially when the Sun ins shinning. I once was told that people from Mykonos paint everything white because against... More 

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Israel
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

The Church is a nice place to see while walking around the streets of Hora and it's not far away from the old port. However, the church was closed when I came there so I couldn't look inside. I saw much more impressive churches but this church is unique because of its Cycadelic architecture - and that's all. It would... More 

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6 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

It is a very randomly beautiful church. Just laying there nobody around it to explain its history. It definitely is a must see, but just to take a picture around it.

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Wauchope, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

You could not go in this church when we were there but the outside is an amazing shape. Great for photos and worth a visit during the day on the way to the windmills and also at sunset. Only takes a few minutes and you will get some great photos.

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