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Address: 510 Dodecanese Blvd, Tarpon Springs, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689-3128
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+1 727-943-9498
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This attraction features Greek sponge divers, Greek food and fun.

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Huge assortment of sponges.

Old time shop with lots of tourist items. There were many people milling around, but no pressure to buy anything.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
BTM148
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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Small store with a decent selection of sponges but extremely over priced compared to others in the area. Staff was not overly friendly or welcoming either. Nothing special to see here.

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Thank Kazakboy
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7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I love the stores in Tarpon Springs. This one is always our first stop because we park next to it. Lots and lots to look at inside, every souvenir you can imagine! Staff is very attentive as with all stores in Tarpon Springs. Usually there are sales for multiple purchases so the more you buy the more you save.

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Thank Jennifer D
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Apart from a fairly informative video there was nothing but a means of selling sponges etc., Not a very nice place at all.

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Thank Catriona H
Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Old time shop with lots of tourist items. There were many people milling around, but no pressure to buy anything.

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Thank BTM148
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I decided to have a beach wedding. Being a local I knew I would save at this store. For less then $100 I was able to purchase all the shells, fish nets, and sponges needed for our reception.

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Thank Michele R
Davenport, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Since you're visiting the sponge capital of the world - or at least Florida - you'll want to learn about the different types of sponges - this is the place to do it. There are different types good for different reasons. I remember that the best type is the wool sponge. Spongeorama is also a souvenir shop; in truth, I... More 

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Dousman, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was one of our first stops when we arrived at the area known as the "Sponge Docks". We watched the film about the sponge industry. It was a very old film, but was very informative. In addition to the film, there was a video with a gentlemen who spoke about the many uses of the sponges, as well as... More 

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Thank dnashcaeB
lindsay
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great for the family to visit Got a lesson from the staff and it was amazing Service is very helpful and very easy to learn from Everything is close by

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Thank smiley6377
Lakeland, Florida
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to this cruise line because the first impression made a good one online. Well it nothing more than a scam. We went directly to a little island where everyone was allowed to get off the boat for 30 minutes to look for shells.. the area the captain took us too didn't have many shells to be gotten. Once the... More 

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Thank randademps
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An interesting place to visit to learn some history of sponge harvesting and all their uses and decorating. If interested in sponge history, a must visit.

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Thank Ole D

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