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Cave of Pythagoras update

Visited today and, in contrast to some earlier reports, would suggest driving from Marathocampos... read more

Reviewed July 25, 2019
Mike C
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A nice trip

Jogged all the way from Votsalakia to the cave, which was a nice but tiring course because of the... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2019
Max R
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Reviewed July 25, 2019 via mobile

Visited today and, in contrast to some earlier reports, would suggest driving from Marathocampos now. This road is made up now though it has some pretty sheer drops but much better than the track from Votsalakia. The steps to the caves aren't easy going but...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 9, 2019

Jogged all the way from Votsalakia to the cave, which was a nice but tiring course because of the warm weather. The last part was quite steep, especially the final stairs to the cave. The cave was cool which was pleasant after the warm trip,...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 27, 2019 via mobile

It’s amazing to think that the father of modern geometry actually stayed in this cave when he was exiled! It gives me goosebumps pimples just to think about it and the significance in world history that Pythagoras had

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 4, 2019 via mobile

If you are a fan of hiking and really amazing views this is a must. As previous reviews states, the road is not good. We rented a Jeep and got about halfway then we parked and walked. The stairs are in good enough order. But...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank tommyg897
Reviewed May 31, 2019

We haven't succeeded to reach as the road is almost gone! I was not able to walk due to my hips. So there must be a solution for old, disabled people.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 9, 2019 via mobile

Had a nice walk, good exercise. Not for the lazy or if you are really scared of heights. Salesman on the way and café by the cave. Tried to go to the ”real” cave (turn to the right arrows), but was worried not to come...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

I had looked forward to this visit as I am a Greek history enthusiast and I love hiking! I started the walk from the village of Votsalakia where I had been staying. The road slowly but surely turned into a smaller dirt road. The more...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Sooloilija
Reviewed September 16, 2018

The highlight of this place is a lovely chapel halfway to the cave. Nice original icons, well kept and cared for. 165 steps to the cave are deteriorating, watch Your step! At the entrance, there is another nice chapel, and that is all worth seeing....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 31, 2018

If you like math you must know him. Seeing the place he use to teach, walk, spent time was astonishing. I bought a tsirt having his formula written on the front.

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank MehmetNane
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Not alot to see in the cave themselves but a nice hike up from the town and fantastic views from the site itself. We walked up at sunrise before it got too hot. The first cave where you turn off the path at the blue...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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None. Just climb the stairs 😀
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