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The cave was very cool but there was not much information regarding mythology. I suggest doing a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
grose4886
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Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin
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Good shoes a must

We drove a car from Amoudara to lasithi. The drive and the view were amazing! We stopped several... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2018
mosha_mt
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Haugesund, Norway
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The cave was very cool but there was not much information regarding mythology. I suggest doing a quick Wikipedia search as it will make the visit more intriguing. Prepare for a steep hike! 2.50 euro for parking and 6 per person for entrance.

Thank grose4886
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Be prepared for a long walk up the steep path! Wear reasonable shoes and take water with you. For me, two days after epic Samaria hike, this was very hard, but totally worth it. Beautiful cave, nice lights, very impressive place, even if you are...More

Thank SursurMai
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went on a tour of the Lasithi Plateau and up to Zeus's cave where he is said to have been born. Was quite excited to go, but did not realize it was up the top of a steep hill. Quite a long trek up there...More

Thank Helen T
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

The cave is about 1-2 hour from Heraklion and not really worth the drive. It’s really nice cold in there after you walked all way up from the parking area. Which takes about 20 min and is very steep. You can also take a donkey...More

Thank KarolinaR2231
Reviewed 16 August 2018

If you like Greek mythology this is the place to visit. Note that it is rather cold in the cave, thus recommended to take something with long sleeves.

Thank Dovilė B
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Hired a car and drove to the cave. Drive was spectacular with some amazing views. The setting of the cave is great too. Was really warm when we went and yes there is a walk from car park to cave entrance of 15 mins. We...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

We drove a car from Amoudara to lasithi. The drive and the view were amazing! We stopped several places on our drive up to the mountain to take pictures. It was just breathtaking. When we arrived at the parking we paid 2.50€ for the parking....More

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Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Loved the cave once we got there. Chose the wrong path up. The path on the right up from the car park is seriously cobbled fairy steep winding steps. Plenty of stopping places en route but not very safe I n sandals in 36degree heat....More

Thank Lindsey C
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Its a 1km foot walk up the hill to the cave, as for complaining, spoiled kids you can have a donkey ride up for 10€, its some how exhausting, better to wear a sneaker, and a kind of slippy steps coz of the stuffed little...More

Thank Rasha W
Reviewed 27 June 2018

loved it here great views, long steep walk to the cave, but there are donkey's available. well worth a look

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