Learn about the culture and folklore of our place and get to know the production and distillation of ouzo.
The core of cultural life of the city is the “Multi-cultural center” old soap factory that houses conference hall, conference, permanent and temporary exhibitions. Gets the name “Benjamin the Lesbian”, in honor of the great Teacher of the Nation, born in Megalochori Plomari province.
The World of ouzo (Ouzo Plomari Isidoros Arvanitis) [MORE] At Plomari village in Plomari Ouzo Distillery of Isidoros Arvanitis, operates Ouzo Museum under the name “The World of Ouzo”. Guests have the opportunity to learn about the history of Ouzo, touch and smell herbs and fruits of Lesbian land that are components of Ouzo Plomari, they can wander in the bottling area and watch closely the whole ritual of distillation which is made in 18 small handmade copper stills. At the same time they can taste Ouzo Plomari Isidoros Arvanitis taking part in tastings while on site, there is a remarkable collection of museum objects.
Ouzo Museum (Barbayanni) [MORE]
At Plomari village also operates “Ouzo Museum” (in the Barbayanni Distillery facilities), where visitors can see old stills and other object used on production of ouzo, as well as documents manifests marketing methods and markets in which it was exported.
In Multi-cultural center of the Municipality (renovated and retrofitted former soap-industry of Poulia) operates “Museum of Soap”, which presents all the product manufacturing tools, tags of various brands lesbian soap, and business correspondence of the soap industry owners with overseas markets. Finally, in the same place and a permanent photographic exhibition for boats of Plomari, as the area had a remarkable commercial fleet with which the ship owners of Plomari sailed in the Aegean and the Mediterranean and all the way up to the Black Sea.
Ecclesiastical Museum [MORE] The ecclesiastical museum Church St. Nicholas Plomari is located in the courtyard of the church of St. Nicholas, was opened by the Metropolitan Mytilene Mr. James in 2005.
Old pictures. liturgical objects, chalices, old gospels., codes of Benjamin of Lesvos, firman from the Sultan that gives permission for the building of St Nicholas, old books, etc. decorating the church museum.