Panagia Paraportiani, Mykonos Island

The Panagia Paraportiani (Our Lady of the Postern Gate) is the most famous of the many churches on the Greek island of Mykonos.

The sloping, whitewashed conglomeration of four chapels mixes Byzantine and vernacular idioms and has been described as "a confectioner's dream gone mad." Its position on a promontory facing the sea sets off the unique architecture.

Panagia Paraportiani is located on Ayion Anargyron, near the folk museum in Little Venice, Mykonos Town.

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Quick Facts on Panagia Paraportiani

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Names:Our Lady of the Postern Gate · Panagia Paraportiani
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Coordinates:37.447391° N, 25.326233° E
Address:Mykonos Island, Greece
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