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Reviewed October 26, 2018

Amazing spot with great views. Perhaps not for the faint hearted- literally. It is a climb up and then you go down into the cave and therefore have to climb out again. That said it was great to get into Crete - literally! It's a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sanj743
Reviewed October 16, 2018

Visited here as part of an organised trip. It was the first stop of the day, recommended before the main crowds arrive. there is quite a climb from the carpark to the cave entrance & you need to be fairly fit. there are Donkeys if...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lee H
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

The cave of Zeus is very beautiful!! You must walk for 10-15 minutes but the cave and the view of Plateau is AMAZING!!!!!

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

Arrived here whilst on a Tour of the area, there is a car park area with tavernas souvenir shops, its a nice place, very pretty gardens to sit in with great views, The climb to the cave entrance is quite a feat, there are two...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Karyn65
Reviewed July 17, 2018

I am downgrading this cave primarily because it was a bit of a disappointment for the kids. It makes virtually no play of the myth of Zeus’s birth. My 8-year-old was so much looking forward to visiting it specifically because she is enchanted with Greek...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank IlyaBurlak
Reviewed July 9, 2018

I booked this as part of a package where you get to see a few different places throughout the day. To be honest I expected a little more from the 'Cave of Zeus', as a few others have said you go down many concrete steps...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank iaink2001
Reviewed June 6, 2018

Reaching the cave requires both climbing and descending, so I would recommend to wear comfortable shoes. Yet, the cave is worth the effort!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank eIina
Reviewed May 20, 2018 via mobile

The visit into the cave was worth the uphill climb to the entrance. Many staligites and stalagmites.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Leonard H
Reviewed September 19, 2017 via mobile

Really interesting place to visit, up in the mountains with amazing views across the valley. Cave itself is spectacular, but there is a zig zag climb to get there which was really difficult in the intense heat. There are around 200 stairs down to the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Clare M
Reviewed April 7, 2017 via mobile

On the way up a green snake slid across my path - an omen surely of almighty Zeus recognises a loyal hierophant returning home at last. It cost €6 (April 2017) to enter. We had the cave to ourselves as we went up at 4pm....More

Date of experience: April 2017
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