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The Antimachia Windmill

Antimachia, Kos Town, Greece
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oldest working mill in Greece

this is a must visit to see the mill actually grinding wheat or other produce you are taken to the... read more

Reviewed January 2, 2018
Ralph F
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Manchester, United Kingdom
A windmill with working sails

The site of the windmill lovely. On the day we saw it, there was a man pushing the sails around to... read more

Reviewed October 23, 2017
Pamela H
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Rossendale, United Kingdom
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  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
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“biscuits” (12 reviews)
“bread” (7 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Antimachia, Kos Town, Greece
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"biscuits"
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"traditional greek house"
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"enthusiastic staff"
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"well worth a visit"
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"take photos"
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"guided tour"
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"small museum"
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"across the road"
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"flour"
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"sails"
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"grind"
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

this is a must visit to see the mill actually grinding wheat or other produce you are taken to the top floor and can see the grind stone at work turning stuff into flour also you can buy fresh baked items in the shop

Thank Ralph F
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

The site of the windmill lovely. On the day we saw it, there was a man pushing the sails around to show how it worked. It was very busy with lots of school children being shown around so we didnt stay long, but long enough...More

1  Thank Pamela H
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

The Antimachia Windmill is worth a visit if you're passing through the town. The guides talk you through the history of the mill and the process of grinding flower. The tour is very hands on and a great way for children to see the work...More

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Reviewed 18 October 2017

Pros: - You finally have an activity to do on a windy day (if you don't want to windsurf!) - Situated in lovely village - Explanation of the mill and how it works was great - Entrance to Windmill was only 2.50 euros and tasty...More

Thank Emma J
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

We first saw this five years ago on our first visit to Kos, the mill was closed and in the throws of being restored so was not working. We have visited Kos every year since then but never ventured down to visit the mill until...More

Thank Waifa
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

Amazing part of history to see well worth a visit when in Kos. I di dnot go in but belive you could do so.

Thank Paul S
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

Very friendly guide who spoke good English told us all about how the mill worked from inside, allowing the sails to move to then produce flour. The guide took photos using our camera inside and then again outside. Offered tastings of their baking made using...More

Thank Bored-Commuter1
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We visited after researching places of interest nearby. We were met by friendly, enthusiastic staff. We enjoyed a full tour and had photographs taken. The highlight was tasting freshly made bread and biscuits of many flavours, all using the flour made by the mill.... :-)

Thank Phil N
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

only 4 Euros to visit and you get an informative tour . the guides ask for your camera to take photos of your group with out being asked. I was very impressed with the

Thank msw219
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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

The last windmill in service in Greece can be found here! The guide, a young lady, leads you through the windmill and explains in detail the windmill, the history, the work of the operator and everything you need to know in a professional, very friendly...More

Thank Michael G
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