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Lovely Byzantine church overlooking the sea.
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Kastro-Paralia, Mykonos Town 846 00, Greece
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Paraportiani Orthodox Church is a very beautiful place. Not far from the port and also the Venice of Mykonos 🥰

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank arthurr2403
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From every angle and in every type of weather, this church looks stunning. It’s right in the centre of the old town and elevated so gives great views of the sea too.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice little church that you should visit, near the sea, in Mykonos Town. Cool location for photo as well.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Gminas01
Reviewed March 10, 2019 via mobile

Very good View and pictures . I really liked the combination between SKY and Church and sea ... You don’t need more than 30 minutes to enjoy it .

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Flavio C
Reviewed January 12, 2019

Can be windy here at the seafront where the church is located and especially good to see at sunset typical white Greek church.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank pkm12016
Reviewed November 25, 2018

We found out that this church is actually multiple churches that were all built at different times and incorporated into 1. It is on the way to the windmills.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mike H
Reviewed November 15, 2018 via mobile

Right on the sea front in Mykonos town of Chora is the little 17th century church of Panagia Paraportiani translated Our Lady of the Side Gate or next to a door as in Castle door or gate. Shaped like a rock it’s contours fit right...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank northernneckinn
Reviewed October 31, 2018

This church is really strange looking, it is as if it is not completed! You will pass by it if you go to see the wind mills.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Elena257
Reviewed October 30, 2018

A terrific photo-op! The church is an icon of both the Cyclades and the Greek islands in general. but I cannot rate the attraction any higher than average due to the fact that the church is closed. First begun in 1475, Paraportiani, in reality, is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Larry C
Reviewed October 26, 2018

A small group of us were walking along and stopped at the Church of Paraportiani We took pictures and continued on.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Susieandsteve67
July 9, 2018|
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Response from luvroma2 | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest you have the travel agent contact the cruise line for assistance. I was told that church only opens its doors twice a year for two ceremonies. Perhaps they perform these ceremonies for a fee. If this couple... More
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sj20162016
December 20, 2017|
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Response from 192vasilist | Reviewed this property |
The places you want to visit are at walking distance from the old port of Mykonos. If your cruise ship is at a pier, then it means you are in the new port of Mykonos. It is not at walking distance from the places you want... More
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Amber B
April 25, 2017|
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You can see yourself.
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