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Watch 1. Explore the alleys of Mykonos TownMykonos Town (called Chora) is the heart of Mykonos. With its beautiful, traditional, cycladic blue and white houses and its tiny streets full of shops, churches, and windmills, Mykonos Town is a pleasure to the eye. Each little corner and every beautiful house is a photo opportunity. Mykonos Town offers a bunch of things to do; from bars to taverns and cafeterias, to fashionable clothes and accessories boutiques, you’ll never run out of things to do! Here you will have the chance to pick up some typical Greek souvenirs, like olive oil products or leather sandals and postcards for memories that won’t fade.2. Admire the scenic view from Armenistis LighthouseLocated on the northwestern tip of the island, you will easily notice Armenistis Lighthouse because of its height – it is 19 meters (62 ft) tall. It is a scenic attraction offering great views to the Aegean Sea, and in the background one can notice the neighbouring island of Tinos. See the boats passing by between the two islands. The lighthouse is approximately 7 km (4.35 mi) away from Mykonos Town and one can get there by car taking the north coastal road simply following the signs to Fanari.3. Mykonos Little VeniceMaybe the most famous image of Mykonos is of the windmills of Little Venice. It is named ‘Little Venice’ because it resembles Italy’s Venice due to its architecture and exceptional beauty. Locate in the Mykonos Town (Chora), one can get there and relax at the various bars and cafes right on the shore with a view of Little Venice. You can also visit the windmills and take a cruise from Ormos Port to watch the sunset from the sea.4. Platis Gialos BeachPlatis Gialos Beach is located in the southern part of the island, about 4 km (2.48 mi) from Mykonos Town, and is the most popular and crowded beach of Mykonos. Its deep white sand and gorgeous turquoise waters attract visitors from all parts of the island. Platis Gialos Beach is accessible by bus and by boat. It is a fully organised beach with beach bars, taverns and sunbeds, definitely the place to relax, sunbathe and enjoy the crystal clear waters. One can also catch a boat from there to other southern beaches (Paraga, Agrari, Elia, Paradise and Super Paradise).5. Party at Tropicana Mykonos ClubSource: Tropicana ClubLocated in Paradise Beach in the southern part of the island, Tropicana Mykonos Club makes sure that the fun starts as early as 4:30 in the afternoon and finishes late the next morning. Its epic parties have made history. Music vibes create a party atmosphere, boys and girls are dancing all the time and amazing cocktails are served. Tropicana Beach Bar is ideal for relaxing on the beach, sipping a cold beverage in a comfortable wooden chair under your umbrella. Visit Tropicana Restaurant for Italian and Greek specialities. Keep in mind that Tropicana Restaurant is self-service only. In 2012, the Travel Channel named Tropicana as the Best Beach Bar, and in 2011 and 2009 as the second Sexiest Beach Bar in the world. It is definitely the place to have fun, flirt and dance.6. WindmillsThe windmills are considered to be one of the most famous monuments of the Cyclades islands. In Mykonos, they are a landscape landmark as they rise above the sea, on the small hill southeast of Chora.They have a characteristic spherical shape, snow-white color and wooden pointed roof, ideal for the quite extreme winds of Mykonos. Their original use was for grain grinding that contributed to the island’s economic development.7. Visit the Panagia ParaportianiSource: WikimediaOne of the most important architectural and religious monuments of the Cyclades islands complex is the Church Panagia Paraportiani. It is located in the cosmopolitan capital of the island right next to Aegean Sea, with an easy access and sits on the old Castle of the island.8. Dive at Paradise House ReefMykonos’ beauty isn’t limited to its land, visitors can marvel at the marine life underwater. Discover the magic of Cycladic seabed by diving at Paradise Reef and exploring the wide diversity of marine life. You will see different species interacting, such as sponges, nudibranchs, colorful wrasse, sea bream, barracuda, starfish and octopus.9. Tour the Ancient City of DelosAt a very short distance from cosmopolitan Mykonos, you can find Delos - the holy island of ancient Greece. It is an imposing place, with no vegetation but exceptionally brilliant and full with the remnants of ancient Greece. According to Greek mythology, it is the birthplace of Apollo and Artemis.10. Sample traditional Greek food at Avli Tou Thodori near Platis GialosIf you’re looking for a bite to eat, there is a distinctive tavern with a great alley full of trees and flowers overlooking the Aegean Sea, where you can taste amazing local food. I Avli tou Thodori is located on one of the most popular beaches in Mykonos.