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Sponge World

In fact, this is an outdoor shopping plaza/village called Sponge Exchange, that is full of all... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
irina g
The sponges

Great place in Tarpon Springs to get local original sponges.hugh variety of all you need.The little... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2019
Palm Harbor, Florida
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735 Dodecanese Blvd, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689-3109
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We liked purchasing our sponges here as it seemed they were selling the locally harvested kind, rather than the ones from all over the world. We only went in the sponge shop, not the other stores as our time was limited but it was cute...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank ellenkay
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Among all of the other shops selling sponge products, this one stands out by providing some interesting facts and history of the sponge divers. Also, sponge selection and prices are very good here.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Gumby P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In fact, this is an outdoor shopping plaza/village called Sponge Exchange, that is full of all kinds of shops - souvenir, boutiques, cafes, etc. I actually enjoyed the open-air, central part of this small-size mall, because it has many interesting and historic artifacts and also...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank irina g
Reviewed 15 January 2019

Great place in Tarpon Springs to get local original sponges.hugh variety of all you need.The little movie show in back is good.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank triley775
Reviewed 15 December 2018

Very unique souvenir and sea beauty shop. I meet with owner and sales cashier Harry Klimis and he had informed me a lot about the different sea sponges and what or how to use it. I also ended up buying conch shells, Starfish and Sand...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Art J
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

I’ve never seen so many sponges in all my life!! This place had a Huge variety.. they take the time to explain the differences in the sponges, and the preferred uses for different types of sponges.. A great place for souvineers..

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Itsmekcr
Reviewed 14 August 2018

While visiting the Tarpon Springs Sponge Docks, I entered the Sponge Exchange. The first thing I notice was the fragance, I mean it smelled great. This shop has every product imaginable made out of sea sponges. There is a video that shows the history of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Josue C
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Recently went there with some friends and the manager George was was nice! He also was very knowledgeable and gave us the history of the docks and all the benefits of natural sponges. Would come back again!

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank JJ M
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Stopped in here to look around after lunch during their Greek Festival - so many different types of sponges - who knew! The staff was nice and explained how they collect the sponges. Prices were reasonably.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Patti D
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent prices Great quality. I purchase a lot of my wedding decor here. The staff are knowlddgable and pleasent to deal with.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Michele R
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