By Kalliopi Mallofti

Destinations: Karpathos – Part III

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Other notable sites to visit on the island include the Achata Cave in Arkasa, and the ancient city of Potideon, also known as Poseidon, in Pigadia.

Also, for travelers who enjoy learning more about the history and culture of the places they visit, the island’s museums include the Archaeological Museum in Arkasa, the Archaeological Museum in Pigadia, the Folklore Museum in Menetes, and the Folklore Museum in Othos.

Just a note, in ancient times, Karpathos was dominated by Minoan, Dorian, and Achaean civilizations during various periods. Many of the local traditions celebrated today are rooted in ancient practices, which have been preserved over the centuries.

{Continue onto Karpathos Part IV to view more photos!}