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Cave Of Zeus

Anogia, Crete, Greece
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Birthplace of Great Zeus

The cave located in mountain rangeof Dicti. This is cultic place for local people. According the... read more

Reviewed November 12, 2017
Victoria C
Odessa, Odes'ka Oblast', Ukraine
Worth a visit

We enjoyed the trip to visit The Cave of Zeus. It is a steep 20 minute walk up to the cave, and it... read more

Reviewed November 7, 2017
Leoni I
Whalley, United Kingdom
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Anogia, Crete, Greece
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Reviewed November 12, 2017

The cave located in mountain rangeof Dicti. This is cultic place for local people. According the legend Zeus was born here. Inside the cave there are stalactites, stalagmites. Entering the cave you find yourself in a different unearthly world. It worth to visit this place....More

Thank Victoria C
Reviewed November 7, 2017

We enjoyed the trip to visit The Cave of Zeus. It is a steep 20 minute walk up to the cave, and it was quite slippy as it had been raining so do wear sensible shoes! It was worth the walk up and down and...More

Thank Leoni I
Reviewed October 28, 2017 via mobile

The cave is situated high in the mountains with a park area located at the bottom of a long walk to reach the cave. The trek from the car park to the actual cave is very long and steep with the pathways being very unsettled....More

Thank Ben P
Reviewed October 27, 2017 via mobile

It’s not the biggest cave or the most colourful cave but it is said to be the cave Zeus was born in and that was good enough for us. The drive through the winding roads was pleasant going through the main dining piazza of one...More

Thank BT3rd
Reviewed October 20, 2017 via mobile

Anyone who ever visited caves in the Belgian Ardennes will not be very impressed by what you will see here. Nevertheless the trip to this cave is worth your time. First of all you will travel to the Plateau of Lassithi, through the mountains, which...More

Thank Maurice Q Q
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Reviewed October 17, 2017 via mobile

The walk up to the cave is steep. About a half hour medium intensity workout, but of course you can take breaks whenever you want. I am recovering from chemotherapy and found it tough but doable. Old me would have had no trouble with it....More

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Reviewed October 16, 2017

Two paths take you up to the Dicti Cave where Zeus was apprently born. One is a rough stony affair the other is an almost paved by rocks set of switchbacks set at a 90 degree angle. Only do this if you are fit and...More

Thank Diamondmask
Reviewed October 12, 2017

Just a starting point, we were warned that the people who use and make money from the donkey trips abuse the donkeys and it is tragic to see this as an animal lover. Please do not give these people money. If you can't walk up...More

Thank Belgo96
Reviewed October 9, 2017 via mobile

Charged for parking on arrival. Two different routes up the hill, one being a path and the other not having any sort of pathway present. I would of thought it would have been a challenge with children however then have donkeys to take people up...More

Thank Emily S
Reviewed October 7, 2017

Difficult climb, we went with our 3.5 years old girl so took the donkey ride up the hill, she really enjoyed it (10 euro one way). The cave is beautiful, lots of stairs inside.

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Nigel A
August 14, 2017|
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Response from ogeylon | Reviewed this property |
nope. it is closed on january...
brent k
March 2, 2017|
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Andreea P
February 27, 2017|
Response from MichalisFotakis | Reviewed this property |
Please use google translator:It is called in Greek Μυζηθροπιτάκια με μέλι and you can find the receipt here cretanfoodnews.gr