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

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Aah! It was closed, and would love to see it from inside. A very unusual shape and structure. It truly defines the creativity of the Greek culture and architecture ages back.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Aah! It was closed, and would love to see it from inside. A very unusual shape and structure. It truly defines the creativity of the Greek culture and architecture ages back.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Gorgeous natural church. Great for taking pictures and enjoying the landmark. It's a nice landmark to see in Mykonos!!

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Mykonos Town, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Made my first walk in town today i was truly excited by this hidden church in the heart of Mykonos town.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Can't tour inside, it's closed. Nice area for photo opportunities. Near water's edge with great views.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

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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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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