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Paroikia
Greece

Paroikia is the island’s capital city and its governmental and commercial centre, hosting the island’s merchant and passenger port. In the narrow cobbled passages around the castle (old market)of Paroikia and along the waterfront you can find all kinds of shops. The sunset over the bay give Paroikia unique moments of natural beauty and the city’s nightlife begins as the dusk fades in the west, with numerous bars, cafés, discos and night clubs with live music.The narrow passages lead you to ancient monuments, little bridges, fountains, neoclassical manors that stand next to small traditional Cycladic homes.

Copyright: Costas Vassis
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Hochgeladen: 04/01/2010
Aktualisiert: 02/07/2014
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Tags: paroikia; market; paros; island; greek islands; cyclades
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