Kalymnos is regarded as being one the most beautiful places in the Dodecanese, welcoming visitors with a mesmerising mermaid statue.

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Kalymnos is a small holiday destination located on the southern coast of the island and is home to the island's main port. Kalymnos is widely regarded as being one the most beautiful places in the Dodecanese. At the port's entrance sits a mesmerising mermaid statue that welcomes all her visitors. The style of architecture in Kalymnos is very neoclassic with some Venetian influences. Kalymnos is renowned for sponges and is the islands main industry, sponge elaboration workshops can be found everywhere.

Kalymnos is a popular resort for tourism with a range of hotels, bars and restaurants but still has a wonderfully traditional feel. During your holidays in Kalymnos your are presented with countless opportunities to visit the countless churches displaying beautiful icons produced by local artists.

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