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Parikia Town, Paros

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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. 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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  • Lovely place, walking narrow streets, blending with people and seeing different cultures just in one place like Santorini. Ok maybe not as luxurious as Santorini, but still Paros keeps a more... 
    Lovely place, walking narrow streets, blending with people and seeing different cultures just in one place like Santorini. Ok maybe not as luxurious as Santorini, but still Paros keeps a more...  more »
  • Parikia is the main town on Paros and its capital. The part around the harbor is quite usual with a long stretch of bars, restaurants and hotels along the bay. However, the most interesting part is... 
    Parikia is the main town on Paros and its capital. The part around the harbor is quite usual with a long stretch of bars, restaurants and hotels along the bay. However, the most interesting part is...  more »
  • Beautiful city by the sea, with a great walkway along the water. Since we were there in November things were a bit quiet, but there were lots of shops and restaurants to enjoy in the busy season. 
    Beautiful city by the sea, with a great walkway along the water. Since we were there in November things were a bit quiet, but there were lots of shops and restaurants to enjoy in the busy season.  more »

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