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Church of "a Hundred Doors" - Ekatontapyliani

One of the oldest and best preserved Christian monuments in the world, built in the Byzantine times, bears many legends and boasts on its rare icons. Pieces from former ancient temple are seen inside the church and the courtyard where the church's Byzantine Museum is also located.

+30 22840 21243, 24807 | Parikia, Ekatontapyliani Square

Museum of Traditional Greek Costumes

An interesting folk collection of traditional Greek costumes from various areas of Greece.

+30 22840 52284 | Naoussa, Peripheral Road

Folklore Museum of Marpissa

An original museum depicting the life of old Marpissa. Its exhibits (mainly objects of every-day use of the past) have been donated with love by the people of the village. The museum is actually an old house furnished and decorated as it used to be more than 70 years ago. Next-door, there is as well an "antique" barber's shop.

+30 22840 41217 | Marpissa, Old Town

Kalierou Museum

A museum in the memory of the beloved Paros teacher Panagiotis Kalieros, with personal objects and historical facts about him and his family.

+30 22843 60128, 60167 (Municipal Cultural Dept.) | Parikia, Market Street

Archaeological Museum of Paros

Exhibits from Paros, Antiparos and the surrounding islets, from Neolithic, Early Cycladic, Mycenaean, Geometric, Archaic, Classical, Hellenistic and Roman periods, including some very important findings .

+30 22840 21231 | Parikia, Ekatontapyliani Square

Cycladic Folklore Museum of Benetos Skiadas

Hand-made miniatures of important Cycladic buildings and everyday life places of the old times. Mr.Benetos Skiadas also exhibits models of important historic ships from the ancient times to recent history. Open May - September.

+30 6944 817899 | road to Aliki

Medical Museum of Dr. G. Patelis

A small msueum with personal belongings, medical instruments of the past and documents of historical value of the beloved Paros physician Georgios Patelis. Having served as a doctor in the battlefield during the WWII, he was offering his medical services on Paros from 1941 for 35 years.

+30 22840 60167, 22840 22860 | Parikia, Old Market

Byzantine Museum

Exhibits Byzantine icons, carved church screens on wood, sacerdotal vestments and other Byzantine religious items. Open all year.

+30 22840 21243, 24807 | Parikia, Ekatontapiliani Square

Museum of Popular Aegean civilization

Aiming in providing an overview of what life used to be like in the Aegean Islands, this private collection includes objects such as: tools, building elements, rocks, pottery, furniture, instructive drawings, photographic reports and a library. Open April to October.

+30 22840 41827, 42398 | Lefkes, inside "Lekes Village" Hotel

Sculpture Museum Nikos Perantinos

A sculpture museum dedicated to the work of Nikolaos Perantinos. There you can see over 190 scultures and art objects of classic art.

Marpissa

Paros Park Museum

A new museum, in the old monk cells next to the monastery of Ai Yiannis Detis, in the premises of Paros Park. It hosts the permanent exhibition “The Island of Paros through the Russian cartography 1770-1774″ with map and info of that era, when the Ai Yiannis peninsula was the headquarters of the Russian navy.

+30 22840 24571 | Naoussa, Kolimbithres, Ai Yiannis Detis (Monastiri)