Chora, Mykonos

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Mykonos is probably best known for being one of the wildest party islands in the world, but the Greek beauty has something else to boast about as well – one of the most beautiful towns in the Mediterranean.

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Chora is essentially a maze of charming narrow alleys lined by chalky white buildings with bright colorful doors and window frames. Some areas of the small town obviously cater to high-class clientele, with wonderful shopping opportunities and several interesting galleries and restaurants. Other areas are more laid-back and sometimes even very touristy. All of it is very beautiful.

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While most streets are crowded with people, it’s always easy to find a quiet alley for a photo op in Chora

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The street scene in Chora is very lively and very Greek

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Dogs are often much nicer than people

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Little Venice and the nearby windmills are probably the most photographed spot in Chora

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Mykonos can get quite crowded with visitors during the late summer months…

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…but the overall atmosphere is still very calm

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Street food is a must in Mykonos – try the legendary gyros from Jimmy’s!

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