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Interesting small cave: worth the price for a short side trip

Just 'explored' the Melidoni Caves on our way to Heraklion. It is a small cave, and when we were... read more

Reviewed October 18, 2018
JenniferF374
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Edmond, Oklahoma
Definitely worth a visit for 4 euros

The cave is near the top of along windy road. It's accessed by some steep steps down and then you... read more

Reviewed October 11, 2018
Moretea2Vicar
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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 28, 2018

worth a visit stairs a bit dark when you first go in so give eyes a chance to get used to it . stairs are long and steep so not recommended for anybody who not good at walking. make sure you look up and down...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 18, 2018

Just 'explored' the Melidoni Caves on our way to Heraklion. It is a small cave, and when we were there, 2 parts of it were closed off. Not sure how long it would take for them to re-open, but for $4 Euros, it was a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 15, 2018

This is only requiring of a short visit, 2-3 hours will suffice, unless you simply want to sit in the restaurant area and drink/eat while sitting in the baking hot sunshine for a few hours while admiring the amazing views. The cave itself is epic,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 11, 2018

The cave is near the top of along windy road. It's accessed by some steep steps down and then you see all the small lights on the floor lighting up some enormous stalagmites and stalagtiites. You can't access everywhere on the pamphlet but it worth...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

Again a lovely visit and was nice due to it raining outside. Cheap to get in and friendly staff :-) good value for money and able to take photos

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Charmaine C
Reviewed October 5, 2018

Based on other caves we have been to, Melidoni Caves were small. However, the cave is quite interesting. It is easy to walk down the stair and the inside is well lit. Quite pretty inside. The view from the cave entrance over the valley is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Amazing cave, breathtaking. Not crowded, few people. Great view from the cafe. This was worth the few euros

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kristinaher17
Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

This cave is rather small with steep steps. The history of the cave is it's main draw. Great views from outside with a nice coffee shop and toilets

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ChristopherC911
Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

Safe stairs down the cave. The cave itself was really massive and deep. There was an alter inside the cave. It's forbidden to touch the walls though (they're made of stalagmite).

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank sirlet2018
Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

At the entrance there is a map and detailed explanation in several languages. The cave itself highly organized with lights and paths inside. There are 80 stairs down but no difficulty eve to old person. The cave itself is not very big,about 25 minutes fir...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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