Attractions of Karpathos

Archaeological Museum of Karpathos

The newly built archaeolagical museum of Karpathos hosts findings from 4,000 BC until the Byzantine period and is located in the center of the islands capital ( Pigadia ).

Folklore Museum of Karpathos

Reproduction of a traditional house of Karpathos is at the village OTHOS. Another Folklore Museum is located in the village Menetes amungst the archaeological findings are collections of ,pottery and sculptures.

Agricultural Museum of Pilles

The outdoor folk museum is located in the village of Pilles and consists of stone farmhouses, houses, windmill, aloni, wine press oven and more.Located in Pilles is the unique agricultural museum that there is not only elsewhere in Karpathos, but in most Greek islands. Visitors to the museum can experience the natural and very eco-friendly lifestyles in the countryside of Karpathos.

Museum of Arkassa

Museum with historical, folkloric and religious exhibits.

olymposOlympus

Olympus is a picturesque village in the northern part of Karpathos where tradition reigns. The entire village is … museum! Near the main church is the Vassilis Hadjivassili Museum (folk artist).

 

Church of Ai Mamma

Unique for its shape in the intermediate of the route Menetes – Arkassa

spiliaCaves of Karpathos

Karpathos has many remarkable caves with impressive stalactites and stalagmites.

 

 

olympos-02Church of Ai Giorgos – Lefkos

Old Byzantine church in the upper b part of Lefkos before the village Messochori.

Church of St. Lukas

A wonderful small chapel carved in a cave above the beach Apella.

 

KarpathosTristomoInformation Center of the Protected Areas

Located in Diafani and aims to inform about the protected area Karpathos- Saria, where resides the Monk Seal Monachus Monachus.