Paros is a Greek island the Cyclades island group in the central Aegean Sea, located between Antiparos and Naxos about 160km to the southeast of Athens. The island has an area of 165 kmē and the max. elevation is 704m. Historically, Paros was known for its fine white marble (marble quarries in Marathi), which gave rise to the term "Parian" to describe marble or china of similar qualities. Paros has been settled since prehistoric times and is nowadays a primary tourist attraction.

01 Fishing boat in Paroikia harbour 02 Fishing boat in Paroikia harbour 03 Fishing boat in Paroikia harbour 04 St Ana church in Paroikia 05 Old door 06 Bell tower of St Ana church
07 Greek Orthodox church 08 Greek Orthodox church 09 Alley in Paroikia 10 Alley in Paroikia 11 Greek Orthodox church
12 Greek Orthodox church 13 Agia Irini Greek Orthodox church 14 Poppy fields 15 Agia Irini Greek Orthodox church 16 Poppy fields
17 Fishing boat 18 Greek Orthodox church 19 Greek Orthodox church 20 Venetian harbour in Noussa 21 Venetian harbour in Noussa
22 Venetian harbour in Noussa 23 Venetian harbour in Noussa 24 Alleys in Noussa 25 Alleys in Noussa 26 Alleys in Noussa
27 Alleys in Noussa 28 Chairs and table 29 Chair and table 30 Fishing boats in Paroikia harbour 31 Marathi marble quarries
32 Marathi marble quarries 33 Matzoro landscape 34 Greek Orthodox church in Kostos 35 Flowers 36 Lefkes village
37 Lefkes village 38 Lefkes village 39 Lefkes village 40 Lefkes village 41 Byzantine military road between Lefkes and Prodromos
42 Byzantine military road between Lefkes and Prodromos 43 Byzantine military road between Lefkes and Prodromos
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