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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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  • Nice Greek with small streets well kept, very nice shops, excellent restaurants at very affordable prices.
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  • I really enjoyed sauntering through the streets of Parikia. It feels more residential than some of the more touristy spots in the Cyclades. As such during low season it still felt alive and welcoming....  more »
  • If you are going to Paros, Parikia is the town where you arrive on the ferry boat. It is actually a fun place to stay rather than just a port to arrive at. There are lots of bars shops places to eat a...  more »