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An outstanding visit on our stay in Crete

The owner was kind enough to demonstrate how to throw a pot and made it seem so easy... She offered... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2018
Terry Y
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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
Amazing Place

My family and I recently visited Tsikalario ceramics.I can't find the words to describe this... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2017
Stavros T
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20 Jun 2018
“An outstanding visit on our stay in Crete”
8 Oct 2017
“Amazing Place”
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Visit us at Tsikalario and discover one of the oldest arts of Crete... In Margarites, village famous for its pottery tradition operates for many decades, the pottery workshop of Kavgalaki’s family. Here we continue the art of our grandparents and...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Eparchiaki Odos Aggelianon-Elefthernas, Rethymnon, Crete, Greece
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Reviewed 20 June 2018

The owner was kind enough to demonstrate how to throw a pot and made it seem so easy... She offered to let us have a go but we declined as we were aware of our short comings. There is an interesting display showing exactly how...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

My family and I recently visited Tsikalario ceramics.I can't find the words to describe this place.Mrs Eleni the owner who actually makes the ceramics showed us all the procedure from the begining to the end of each ceramic.She even asked our children to play with...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2017

Beautiful functional art! It is great to see how pottery is made from local clay and by a family in business for many generations.

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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

A working museum! The owners are wonderful, eager to give a tour and speak of the history of the establishment. It's beautiful to be able to purchase an item actually made by the studio and workshop. Prices are great and pieces are functional works of...More

Thank argiemou
Reviewed 13 July 2017

During a roundtrip in Margarites we found this workshop. One of the artists showed us how modern ceramics are made the classical way. Even the old oven, once constructed and used by her grandfather is till there. We got a very decent explanation. Of course...More

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