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Well worth the climb

Arrived here whilst on a Tour of the area, there is a car park area with tavernas souvenir shops... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Coventry, United Kingdom
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Zeus' Cave

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

Reviewed 21 May 2018
Leonard H
Roseburg, Oregon
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank sanj743
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Lee H
Reviewed 10 September 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!!!!!

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Reviewed 27 August 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

Thank Karyn65
Reviewed 17 July 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

Thank IlyaBurlak
Reviewed 9 July 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

Thank iaink2001
Reviewed 7 June 2018

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

Thank eIina
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

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

Thank Leonard H
Reviewed 20 September 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

Thank Clare M
Reviewed 7 April 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

Thank David G
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