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Good place for Tarpon Springs souvenirs...a little pricey but decent selection. A person wouldn't... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2018
George Town, Grand Cayman
Have to buy sponges right?

How can you come to the sponge capatial and not buy a sponge or two. Husband had to have one for... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2018
Dolores W
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This attraction features Greek sponge divers, Greek food and fun.
510 Dodecanese Blvd, Tarpon Springs, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689-3128
+1 727-943-2164
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The guy that was working there gave us a very interesting history and demo of the the sponges. Had to buy a couple ,right?

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Diana W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a store selling a wide variety of sponges. They are knowledgeable about what they sell, but there prices are far higher than those you will find in stores within two blocks, for the exact same merchandise. There is also a crude small theater...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank EricA955
Reviewed 12 November 2018

Good place for Tarpon Springs souvenirs...a little pricey but decent selection. A person wouldn't know if you were in a Mediterranean shop because of the sponge Docks marina old world charm..worth a look. the Greeks have definitely made a mark for themselves here with the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 5 November 2018

How can you come to the sponge capatial and not buy a sponge or two. Husband had to have one for the car wash I neded one for the shower. GHreat selection of all different kinds.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Dolores W
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

We stopped in here right after parking, the girl was eager to explain all about sponges, she was quite knowledgeable, I learned a lot listening to her. Afterward I bought some sponges, later down the street I bought a few more, they are available in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Itsmekcr
Reviewed 16 October 2018

This is a great place if you want to learn about sponges. They have every size and a variety of uses. From what I could see the sponges were very reasonably priced and so were all of the other items in the shop. Be sure...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank J-W
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Lady who sold the sponges was very knowledgeable regarding the types of sponges and the uses for each type.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sem60842
Reviewed 18 September 2018

very touristy, but fun. lots of things to look over and some even seem inexpensive. the movie in the back is short and informative

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Webbuzzard
Reviewed 28 August 2018

The movie provied lots of good history of the area and sponge diving. I really did enjoy it and learned a lot. Of course, after wards you go in to the gift shop. It had a few nice things but similar to what you find...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Janna64
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Parking is $5.00 unless you dine at a restaurant. The shops sell low quality stuff that's overpriced for the location. It is NOT Greece by no means.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Response from Dawn P | Reviewed this property |
Ask vendors or business where to park...they can tell you