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In Panormitis Monastery

This charming little museum is in the Panormitis Monastery buildings on Symi island. Consist of two... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lengyelek
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Budapest, Hungary
Pretty interesting - good for a visit if you're killing time

A view into some of the traditional costumes and history of Symi , this is a lowkey tiny museum so... read more

Reviewed 12 January 2017
Lowy42
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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3 weeks ago
“In Panormitis Monastery”
12 Jan 2017
“Pretty interesting - good for a visit if you're killing time”
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Symi, Greece
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This charming little museum is in the Panormitis Monastery buildings on Symi island. Consist of two separate parts, take care of visiting both.Entry to the monastery and church is free, tickets for the museum is not expensive either.

Thank Lengyelek
Reviewed 12 January 2017

A view into some of the traditional costumes and history of Symi , this is a lowkey tiny museum so doesn't take long to meander around. Only around a few euros or so to enter so great for killing time or if you're particularly interested...More

Thank Lowy42
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We went back to see Natasha specifically to buy another of her excellent paintings. The biggest problem is finding one that will fit in your suitcase! The museum itself is very interesting and full of local history, photographs and artefacts. There is a large selection...More

Thank AJK_Reviews
Reviewed 27 October 2015

This Museum and the Marine Museum along with a sort of gift shop are all included in the 3 euro admission price. The tell the story of the boatbuilding and sponge industry of time gone by in Symi. well worth a visit either on a...More

1  Thank Bryn W
Reviewed 13 September 2015

An intrresting museum where we had a fascinating insight into the history of symi.we were very kindly shown round and given great info re the histiry

Thank rosab57
Reviewed 2 August 2015

However the folklore museum is located in the port from. 2014, the archeological museum in horio is still worth visiting

Thank helena J
Reviewed 12 August 2012

Symi has a history since Homeric times and the little museum gives you the sense of the long history of the island. The building in which it is housed is a typical local bourgeois house with folklore.

2  Thank avid_traveler_8
Reviewed 2 May 2012

They have some cute stuff, presented nicely and more or less labeled. If you have never been to a Greek island or rural Greece in general, the folklore museum is definitely of interest.

1  Thank Karl_from_Flanders
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