Simantiri Mansion

The oldest building in the country after the Monastery, located near the renowned Monastery of Zoodochos Pigi, Simantiri Mansion was built in 1625 by Smyrnian artisans and is a characteristic patmian two-storey mansion, which now operates as a folklore museum. Its interior includes furniture, paintings, heirlooms (mainly from Odessa) and a rare iconostasis with icons of Russian style of the 14th, 15th and 16th century. House-museum, the tour is given by its eighth generation owner, Mrs Morfousa Simantiri, who leavens the objects with stories from the past and jokes about their acquisition and use.

Open all year round
Hours: Daily, 09: 00-13: 30 and 17: 00-19: 30
Tel .: (+30)  22470 31360

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