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The tradition

The local women cook their local secret recipes. Aromas and tastes that the visitors find in the traditional restaurants of the island. They meet each other at the Folklore museum and make embroidery and sweets, show the visitors the almonds flowers which they knead with much dexterity and using marzipan. At the Folklore Museum the visitors also find the history of the island through its exhibits a stone built building dating back in 1907 as monastery property of Holy Monastery Vatopedi. The refugees later coming used the building as a school with kitchen and dining rooms.

Nowadays the building as a Folklore Museum exhibits the collection of the Cultural Association of Ammouliani, with tools, costumes, relics, photos, and lots others. During the summer the locals revive their customs through celebrations and feasts.