The Riechia Folklore Museum was established in 1985 thanks to the efforts of local resident Giorgos C. Belesis.

Exhibits focus on the culture and history of the surrounding Zarakas region and include agricultural tools, handcrafts, costumes, photographs of social life in times gone by and from the lives of emigrants, along with publications from the period between the two World Wars.

The museum now belongs to the Municipality of Monemvasia and is housed in a two-storey stone building that is a typical example of the architecture of Zarakas.

Riechia is 23 kilometres from Molai and 33 kilometres frim Monemvasia.  The museum is opposite the primary school. Parking space is available, and there is a bus service from Molai.


Open all year by appointment with the supervisor, Ms. Panagiota Lagi. Tel: (+30) 6973072475, (+30) 2732051121

Free entrance

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