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Parikia Town, Parikia

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Must see · Island · Historic Site
The capital of Paros Island, Parikia Town features the classic blue-and-white houses on cobbled streets that are often seen as the icon of the Greek Islands. The town presents an array of restaurants along the oceanfront as well as active nightlife. Apart from shopping along the narrow streets, you'll find historic sites such as Panagia Ekatontapiliani, or "the Church of 100 Doors" built by the Byzantine Emperor Justinian the Great. Plan your Parikia Town visit and explore what else you can see and do in Paros using our Paros online sightseeing planner.
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  • A friendly city which was more convenient for me to stay than picturesque and laid-back Nauousa The ancient city has everything, historical buildings, narrow charming streets, lovely taverns with...  more »
  • Parikia, sometimes also known as Paros City, is the main 'city' on the island of Paros. There you can find the old or even ancient and the new, lots of labyrinth-like narrow alleys, an old Venetian...  more »
  • We absolutely adore Parikia town with its small streets, blue-white buildings, vibrant bougainvilleas, gorgeous sunsets, and friendly locals. We spent 9 days in Paros, stayed at an Airbnb in Parikia.....  more »

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