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Carob Museum and Factory - Mavros Chrysos

Open Now: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Nice and interesting place to visit

It’s family business, a woman tells a history about the carob and full factory process. They... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
SvetlanaB716
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Limassol, Cyprus
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Nice souvenir from Cyprus

I visit the museum today. I learned a lot about carobs. I also bought some sweets and a sort of... read more

Reviewed February 3, 2019
susi492
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Pissouri, Cyprus
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A quaint family-run carob museum in a traditional stone house built in 1889. Visitors get the chance to see how carob toffee (pastelli) and carob syrup are traditionally made. Informative tours regarding the history and uses of carob are offered to...more
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Oinopoiiou 15, Anogyra 4603, Cyprus
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All reviews personal tour pleasant lady small shop great place to visit lady owner worth a visit syrup sweets processing toffee harvesting export bean gifts manufactured village display
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It’s family business, a woman tells a history about the carob and full factory process. They provide the products from carob, very delicious and good for presents Worth to visit Carob is the gold of Cyprus

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank SvetlanaB716
Reviewed February 3, 2019 via mobile

I visit the museum today. I learned a lot about carobs. I also bought some sweets and a sort of granulats which you can use for everything where you normally take kakao. I will test with a cappuccino. They even produce carob liqueur. It's a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank susi492
Reviewed January 15, 2019

This charming tiny museum is staffed by authentic locals who have been making carob products for generations and so, can talk visitors through the process end to end, peppered with fascinating facts. However, I would be lying if I didn't point out that the best...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed November 12, 2018

Went to visit, arrived in afternoon, lady showed us into shop where we did purchase some carob items as soon as paid she said goodbye was going to enquire about museum and factory but she did not seem very welcoming so we left. Maybe a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

Had never liked Carob before didn’t like the taste at all - but here boy did it taste different absolutely delicious - tried the Carob syrup on yogurt- gorgeous — tried the hand pulled pastelli and Carob - delights all delicious!! The history of the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 9, 2018

As part of the Troodos Hidden Charms Tour, my wife and myself visited the Carob Museum and Factory in the lovely village of Anogyra. It’s a popular venue for tours as there was a bus already outside the property on our arrival and another soon...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Steve B
Reviewed June 17, 2018

A very quick and knowledgeable tour of the carob industry from this region. You learn about the different types of carob in this area and how it is processed. A few tasters at the end to help you learn about the many ways it can...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 15, 2018

Small and interesting museum with excellent exhibits. The sweets and carob products were lovely to taste. Found these sugar free products in a health food shop on our return to UK. The village was beautiful and the drive to the museum was beautiful.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 192Rob
Reviewed April 2, 2018

Visited this museum and workshop as part of a tour (Troodos Hidden Charms) Very interesting to see how the Carob Trees seeds are used. The staff explain how the seeds were processed to make a healthy alternative to sugar. The staff then show how the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed February 26, 2018 via mobile

We happened across this place on the way to Mt. Olympus. We really enjoyed our personal tour of the museum - the owner was friendly and a lovely lady. Great place to visit.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Response from wellworntraveller | Reviewed this property |
Hi, As previously answered by Maria, It is a great little visit which takes about 20 minutes from start to finish. Anogyra is a bit off the beaten track so I would check with the bus station at the harbour or at Karavella... More
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