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Cave Of Zeus, Anogia

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According to legend, Cave Of Zeus is one of two possible locations where Zeus, Greek god of sky and thunder, was born. High up on Mount Dicte, the system of caves have a single entrance, which you can reach via a long trek to the top or driving the winding roads up. Inside, admire the large stalactites and stalagmites that have formed over hundreds of years. The antechamber contains the crumbled foundations of an altar and evidence of offerings that were burnt at the altar and destined for the gods. Explore the five chambers, especially the small chamber behind a lake where Zeus was supposedly born. Cave Of Zeus is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our online itinerary creator, Anogia Edition.
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  • Getting to the cave for a long time, you can walk, you can on donkeys for money. The cave is not produced. The cave like a cave, and there are more interesting.
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  • Trapped in this place along with the tour from the tour operator. There would have to be a lot of walking on stairs and in doing so carefully look around people very much, everyone go after each other, IE back then didn't turn out) under the ground is pretty cool, after the hot Cretan Sun an unusual feeling. Inside the beautiful and atmospheric, certainly worth a visit, if possible, place an unusual and very interesting, especially if you believe in Zeus))
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  • It is good that I have seen but a true tourist attraction it is now also sometimes. Do good shoes on and remember that in this deep cave be soft.
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