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Parikia Town, Parikia

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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. For travelers who use our custom trip planner, Paros holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Parikia Town and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • The people of Parikia are much simpler. You get a feel of the true culture without so much tourist BS like it's neighboring island Mykonos. The town had the church of 100 doors. One of the first churc...  more »
  • Old Town, Castle, Panagia Ekatontapylianni, the sea front full of cafe bars and resturants, many amazing things to do and see!  more »
  • It may seem that it all somewhere. With a maze of winding streets, Whited and flower houses Parikia is an excellent example of cycladic architecture, and taverns, bars bought many in and around the port form a friendly atmosphere. In a Word, the traditional cycladic character and charm. It is worth pausing for a moment.
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