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Magnificent !

A rugged walk but with some beautiful views over the plateau. Caves pretty spectacular with lots of... read more

Reviewed November 1, 2018
Steve G
Riga, Latvia
Cave of Zeus

A very beautiful cavern just 50 minutes driving distance from city of Herakleion. The cavern is... read more

Reviewed May 6, 2018
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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Eparchiaki Odos Mesa Lasithiou - Kastelliou, Psichro, Crete 720 52, Greece
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Reviewed November 1, 2018

A rugged walk but with some beautiful views over the plateau. Caves pretty spectacular with lots of pretty steep steps !!! *** On leaving the car park I would advise you to head left toward restaurants and shops.... a new pathway has been built making...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed May 6, 2018

A very beautiful cavern just 50 minutes driving distance from city of Herakleion. The cavern is located near Psychro village in Lassithi Plateau. You can enjoy an outstanding view from the entrance of cavern, looking all over Lassithi plateau. When you walk down the cavern...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

Best to have read a little about the story of Zeus as a child before embarking on this adventure, it helps to bring the place alive

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed February 6, 2018

Not to deep, it takes about 10 to 15 minutes depending on the stops! it has lots of stairs so not an easy walk for people with mobility problems! The cave is beautiful full of stalagmites and stalactites. The ticket is cheap, we paid 3...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed October 3, 2017

We visited this cave following a days walk across the beautiful Lasithiou Plateau. It is quite a walk up to the entrance but well worth it for the views you get of the plateau. The cave itself has some very well established Stalagmites, and the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed September 27, 2017 via mobile

Worth the trek to the top. Not an easy walk for any one with mobility problems. You pay for parking, the toilets and entrance to the caves but one not to be missed.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 17, 2017

Not for those with mobility problems, but if you like a bit of Greek mythology then a ''must visit'' site!

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

Check my review of "Cave of Zeus" since it is the same cave or just visit it because it is worth your visit.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed June 5, 2017

The cave were Zeus was born. Nice place to spend about 30 minutes. The cave is very beautiful, definetly worths visiting. Geting to the cave can be difficult duringhot days. Climb takes about 15 minutes and you should have water with you

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Marian M
Reviewed May 26, 2017

Well worth the climb up the hill in the heat. The claim that the cave is the birthplace of the mythical Zeus adds to the atmosphere of the cave. Good fresh juices available just outside the cave. The only negative was watching a FAT tourist...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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