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Church of Paraportiani

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Address: Kastro-Paralia, Mykonos Town 846 00, Greece
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Lovely Byzantine church overlooking the sea.

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Cyclades architecture

This is a beautiful church, closed to tourists but worthy of a visit just to take in the structure and appreciate the architecture.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a beautiful church, closed to tourists but worthy of a visit just to take in the structure and appreciate the architecture.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walk at the end of the days. Shopping and a lot of restaurant. Just try to find yourself A nice adventure

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Geneva, Switzerland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is no information about the churches on site and the "visit" consists in a walk around the outside ... Not possible to get in or learn anything of the history of the churches ... Pretty whitewashed buildings set against the blue sea ... Surrounded by people taking selfies ...

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although, you can't go inside it is still worth getting to on Mykonos. For an architecture lover like me I was impressed and loved being able to photograph it.

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Naples, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In Mykonos (but all around Greece) there is an impressive number of churches. What makes the Paraportiani church so unique is its construction. This lovely whitewashed church, right by the sea, actually consists of five separate churches with different styles which have been joined into one. In facts, the four churches at ground level constitute also the base of the... More 

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Valletta, Malta
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

It's an old church that you can walk around it, take a picture with it, but that's pretty much it. Seems pretty old.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

Interesting to see quite a few people complaining they couldn't go inside. This is actually a real and very special church, not just a tourist attraction. Not sure how special it would be if its doors were open to have tourists traipsing in and out with their cameras. I was married here in September 2015, my husband is from Mykonos... More 

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Thank MissMotivated
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

Most photographed church in all of Greece. Great view of the sea and the marina. We come to the church every year.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

this is a unique type of monument. Its architecture is well matched with the environment perfectly. A white beauty.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

Great iconic church in Mykonos Town. Right in the middle of all the action near the port. Stop in and check it out.

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