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Panagia Ekatondapiliani, Paros

#3 of 11 in Historic Sites in Paros
Church · Tourist Spot
Visit the oldest remaining Byzantine church in Greece, Panagia Ekatondapiliani. Constructed in the 4th century, the church complex contains three chapels and a baptistery. Believed to be founded by Saint Helen, the mother of Roman emperor Constantine, the church contains Byzantine frescoes and a 6th-century iconostasis. Explore the small museum inside the complex and admire the collection of medieval icons, ritual objects, and vestments used in church ceremonies. Be sure to see the baptistery, which containins the remains of an ancient mosaic floor. Arrange your visit to Panagia Ekatondapiliani and discover more family-friendly attractions in Paros using our Paros travel planner.
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  • I first visit this church dating back AD 326 just before closing after strolling the city. The experience was magical. The lights, the silence and being there alone made a special atmosphere. The...  more »
  • One of the greatest churches I have visited. Make sure you are visiting during the Sunday liturgy. The singing by the cantor was amazing and giving goosebumps.  more »
  • Very beautiful old church 😍⛪ my friends had wedding there. Amazing place!
  • Nice Byzantine church. Quite large, and different from most I've seen on the Cyclades

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