Landmarks in Kalymnos

Kalymnos’ landmarks all reflect the island’s seafaring history along with the men that died or were injured while sponge-diving.
 


Drop into one of these busy workshops around the main harbor and let the craftsmen walk you through the sponge-processing methods
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The bronze statue of the mermaid that stands at the main harbor is emblematic and symbolic of the Kalymniotes’ love of the sea and their attraction to its siren-song. It was sculpted by Irini Kokkinou.
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Explore this family-run shipyard that was founded in 1910 and which is one of the only surviving shipyards in Greece. The owners and employees are always eager to give tours and answer all your questions about Kalymnos’ seafaring history and its future. And of course they’ll regale you with stories of their own.
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These three stone windmills tower over visitors, are well-preserved, and almost blend into the mountainside behind them.
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Visit this stunning building and admire the imposing Venetian architecture.
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