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Address: 510 Dodecanese Blvd, Tarpon Springs, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689-3128
Phone Number:
+1 727-943-9498

This attraction features Greek sponge divers, Greek food and fun.

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The first store at the top of the street.

This is just a store selling Tarpon Stings stuff, especially sponges. It is interesting, but really it is just one of many.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Burlington, Canada
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Ocala, Florida
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19 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were a senior group and had a wonderful time in Tarpon Springs and really enjoyed the Spongeorama Dolphin Watch Cruise!

Thank Cheryl C
Middletown, Pennsylvania
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72 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Definitely a required stop while in Tarpon Springs! Yes, it's a souvenir shop, but you'll learn a lot about the sponge diving history of the area while you're here.

Thank Donlynne L
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39 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Expensive. But get the free 20 percent off coupons and you'll pay the same as other places on the strip.

Thank Michael P
Burlington, Canada
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609 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is just a store selling Tarpon Stings stuff, especially sponges. It is interesting, but really it is just one of many.

Thank JALToronto
North Pole, New York
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2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you need a sponge, this is the place for you, small, medium. Large, or gift basket sized sponge. This is truly a spongtastic great place.

Thank BeaK888
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140 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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.

Thank Kazakboy
Level Contributor
25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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.

Thank Jennifer D
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34 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

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

Thank Catriona H
Atlanta, Georgia
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29 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 March 2017

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

Thank BTM148
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27 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 15 March 2017 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.

Thank Michele R

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