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We visited the sponge factory as part of an Agean island day cruise. We had a talk about the history of the sponge tradition and the opportunity to peruse around the factory and purchase truly authentic Greek sea sponges. Well worth a short visit. Kalymnos...More
Visited with a guide to explain us the hard work to find sponge, and all the treatings to have a nice clear sponge, it was interesting to see; it was a long cleaning workprozesse,
now it's nice to have a sponge to decorate your bathroom.
small shop-workshop/factory, visited with a tour guide, they explained and performed some minis show about the making-cleaning processes;
quite expensive sponges, variety.... better to but on the same street.
worth to visit though as they do give an insight on what is real what is...More
We visited this factory as part of a small group of people on a bus tour of Kalymnos. It was interesting to hear some of the history of the sponge island and the old way of life. We did buy a couple of things at...More