Church Of Paraportiani3397 Votes Currently Open
- Address: Mikonos 846 00, Greece , Mykonos
- Timings: 06:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
- Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
- Tags: Church, Religious Site, Family And Kids
The church of Paraportiani is a complex of four churches in one spot evident from the different building styles that went into its construction including Byzantine, vernacular, traditional and western. Nature also contributes to the Church’s beauty and the obvious wear and tear of the walls give it a very atmospheric look. The church stands next to what was once the doorway to Mykonos’ medieval castle, now vanished. To get to the main church, visitors must first pass the four ground floor temples and then ascend to the first floor. Its unusual architectural style makes it one of the most photographed buildings on the island. If you’re visiting, try coming during sunset, when the bright white wall slowly takes on a rich orange glow. There’s nothing quite like it anywhere else in the world. Though it’s usually not open to tourists, if you go in during prayer time you’ll be able to light a candle inside. Watching the people here pray is beautiful.
Church Of Paraportiani Travel Tips
- Only one of the ground-floor chapels is open to the public.
Entrance Ticket Details For Church Of Paraportiani
- No ticket for entry.
Church Of Paraportiani Hours
- Recommended time to visit: Sunset or during mass
How to Reach Church Of Paraportiani
- By Car or By Bike.
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62.16% of people who visit Mykonos include Church Of Paraportiani in their plan
09 AM - 10 AM
40.22% of people start their Church Of Paraportiani visit around 09 AM - 10 AM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Church Of Paraportiani
55.48% of people prefer walking in order to reach Church Of Paraportiani