THE VILLAGE OF KALARRITES
TZOUMERKA - EPIRUS - GREECE
The village of Kalarrytes is a part of the municipality of North Tzoumerka, Epirus. Kalarrytes has a population of 192 residents and an altitude of 1120m.
A scenic village of Tzoumerka, the birthplace of silversmiths and merchants who stood out in various European countries in the 18th and 19th century.
There is also the Golfinopoulos house, which functions as a private museum.
Weather at KALARRITES
- KIPINA MONASTERY
The Holy Monastery of Kipina is built in a rock pit, just above the road leading to the village of Kalarrites. It is dedicated to the Assumption of the Virgin Mary and according to the tradition, it was built in 1212 by monk Gregory. Visitors of the Monastery can take a close look at the beautiful frescoes that decorate the interior, most of which are dated back to the late 17th century.
- MUSEUM OF FOLKLORE ART "A.GKOLFINOPOULOU"
The folklore collection of A. Golinopoulou is located in the village of Kalarrytes. The collection is shown in a mansion built in 1872, where the family isstill lives and opens its doors to visitors. It includes objects from the 17th and 18th century, such as wood, wool and metal processing tools, silver jewelery and decorative household items, wood carvings, traditional Epirus uniforms, embroidered handmade garments, photographs of social and rural life and large historical archival material with documents and seals of previous centuries.
- MUSEUM OF SILVERSMITH
The Kalarrytian Artillery Museum is located in the village of Kalarrytes and is housed in the former elementary school from 2015 until today. It consists of two thematic spaces with artifacts of handiwork from the 18th - 20th century. The first room contains metal processing tools, while the second decoration and household items, religious objects, traditional costume accessories etc.