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The notable island of Mykonos, Greece

Mykonos is one of the popular Greek islands that lies in the close proximity of Naxos, Tinos, Paros, and Syros. The island of Mykonos, Greece is one of the most visited by the tourists and has a treasure of natural and man-made sights of wonder. Although the island has a cosmopolitan lifestyle, it has still managed to keep most of its indigenous charm alive.

Mykonos, Greece can be described as a Cycladic architecture surrounding the bay of the quaint fishing village. The whitewashed buildings lie close together forming a network of streets and alley ways. The blue sky, the barren hills, the deep blue water and the whitewashed buildings create an amazing view that just takes the breath away when you lay your eyes on this spectacular island. The many red-roofed churches and the still well-preserved windmills add a charm of their own to this picturesque island and depict its history. The island also has ancient historical sites and museums.

Experience the spirit and sights of Mykonos. Greece

Apart from the historic sights, the major tourist attractions are concentrated on the coastline and the beaches. For example, Cinemanto, the open air movie screening is a popular attraction that draws people in hordes. The pirate alleyways also keeps the tourists intrigued as they wander the maze-like streets and in one of these expeditions they get to encounter the Petros the pelican, the dance bars, gay bars, and mascot that freely wanders around. Once the sun sets, the nightlife in Mykonos rises to life with dance bars, gay bars, etc. The vibrant nightlife has been a major attraction for tourists and it stands as one of the hottest clubbing destination in the Mediterranean. Mykonos today rivals Ibizia and Ayia Napa and is visited by those tourists who want to live a vibrant party vacation.

Apart from the all-famous nightlife, some of the other places of interest that are seen in Mykonos, Greece are:

Little Venice: A charming and colorful neighborhood in Mykonos that sets atop cliffs is known as little Venice. It has a romantic ambience and its whitewashed houses and endless balconies along with the picture-perfect settings have made tourists fall in love with this place. Little Venice is situated on the Taxi Square, on the eastern side of Hora.

Church of Panagia Paraportiani: Visit to Mykonos, Greece cannot be considered complete if you fail to visit this popular attraction. This church is close to Little Venice and is just below the Delos ferry quay. Church of Panagia Paraportiani has four small chapels along with another chapel accessible by an outer stairway.

Windmills: The ancient windmills like the "Upper Mills" of Hora and the "Lower Mills" are still preserved today as symbols of the ancient tradition, although they are no longer used for grinding. People can visit the Bonos Mill is now used as a small museum. The other windmills have been turned to curious homes.

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