Tarpon Springs Sponge Docks

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Tarpon Springs Sponge Docks

Tarpon Springs Sponge Docks
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The Sponge Industry helped build a Greek Community that is now famous not only for the worlds finest sponges, but for some of the finest Greek Restaurants, Markets, and Bakeries in the Country.
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Alex F
The Villages, FL1,120 contributions
Jan 2022 • Family
Always a great place to visit on a sunny day. Area is well-maintained, clean, picturesque. And the food in the immediate surroundings is excellent.
Written January 5, 2022
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mamathoma
Ada, MI234 contributions
Dec 2021
Is it touristy? Yes. But is there still a lot of Greek history, influence, music and food. Are there good things to see and do? Absolutely. I spent a half a day here recently and had lunch (at Mama's- nice lunch specials), walked around and saw the sponge docks, explored some shops, and bought dessert. It's not something to do every time you are in the area, but is still worth a visit. Tip- I parked at the first parking lot I saw coming in to town from t main street. It was $10. Just go into town a little more and you will see more lots both closer and cheaper. I highly refommend a trip to Fred Howard Park to watch the sun set at the end of the day.
Written December 19, 2021
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nigthout
Stittsville, Canada140 contributions
Dec 2021
Don't go on a Monfday but otherwise a wonderful little place. The shop keepers were great and the shopping was great. We stopped and watched the history of the area on a video at the sponge factory it was well worth the stop.
Written December 14, 2021
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Jeffrey C
Melbourne, FL353 contributions
Dec 2021
It is a very cute little tourist village. Alot of shops, plenty of Greek food, but very little PARKING. Great for a 1 time visit, but not much more.
Written December 11, 2021
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Jennifer B
West Palm Beach, FL134 contributions
Dec 2021 • Family
I absolutely loved visiting the quaint historic downtown “Greek Village” area of Tarpon Springs for dinner at Yianni's Seafood & Greek Cuisine. The food was amazing.. all my favorites; FRESH Spanakopita, Gyro, Mousaka, Dolmades, and Baklava but the live music was a real treat 🤩 and then you have Hella’s Bakery 😍 OPA 😜 The downtown area decorations are so beautifully festive at night time, by the working Spong Docks. So many adorable lil boutique gift shops. This is my new fav lil area over here! Love it!!
Written December 6, 2021
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Travelbug91
15 contributions
Nov 2021 • Friends
Nice easy day to stroll around and go into all the shops, buy some sponges, Shea Butter, salt rock & more…. Greek lunch or dinner, Groovy Smoothies -great fresh cold pressed juice. We thought we would be there for a couple hours and head on down the coast. But we needed up spending almost the whole day ~ 6 hours. We had a great lunch at Costas. A cute, fun, ethnic Greek, tropical community to explore.
Written November 27, 2021
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lljjbb
Worcester, MA332 contributions
Oct 2021
A wonderful Greek neighborhood area to walk and explore. Being on the water makes for an enjoyable afternoon or evening. Plenty of shops all around this area. Jewelry, wine, spices, gifts, and yes sponges. Many restaurants to pick from as well. Tour boats to plan excursions. Very much enjoyed this area. Will visit again!
Written November 16, 2021
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Tink B
Longwood, FL23 contributions
Oct 2021
A leisurely stroll in the Greek area of Tarpon Springs will find you stopping along the docks to view the nets filled with beautiful sponges. Watch as they clean the fresh sponges and be sure to video for your friends. Many of the shops along the blocks carry a variety of the sponges for purchase. What a memorable way to fill a beautiful shell or large glass jar for your home on your return. Making memories one at a time. We love retirement.
Written November 12, 2021
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Fern G
58 contributions
Oct 2021
10-star nice people, food fabulous, gift shops had everything you would need. Educational sunset cruise. relaxing, fun, whatever you're looking for.
Written October 27, 2021
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Heather J
Tampa, FL20 contributions
Oct 2021 • Family
Such a beautiful day to spend in Tarpon Springs. The crafts show was great with lots of purchase options.
Written October 24, 2021
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