Parikia is the capital of the island, and the commercial and passenger port of the island.
Walking along the traditional cobblestone streets, reveling in the Cycladic beauty and meeting the hospitable residents is a wonderful experience.
Places to visit:
The Temple of Ekatontapiliani
The Archaeological Museum
The Ancient Cemetery
The Kastro of Parikia (Castle)
The Early Christian Basilica
The Folklore Museum and the Medical Museum
There are approximately 40 churches worth visiting in the wider area around the castle.