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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. Make Parikia Town part of your personalized Paros itinerary using our Paros online sightseeing planner .
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  • A beautiful maze with many shops, built on purpose to disorient visitors as in the past the visitors were not tourists but pirates. It maintains the originality of the white/blue and it is a great ide...  more »
  • We visited Parikia town at the end of the season. We started by enjoying a Frappe and a divine pastry in a bakery a short walk from the pier, something like ZOYMHE. Great place! After we charged ourse...  more »
  • I really enjoyed visiting the town which has the typical narrow pedestrianised streets, relaxing squares and a few sites to visit eg the Frankish castle, Church of a Hundred Doors & the small archaeol...  more »
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