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Cave Of Zeus, Hersonissos
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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, Hersonissos Edition.
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  • Whoever paei in Crete and don't Cave of Pai has not seen anything ..... must see ... full of energy .. a part that the Competent the father of Gods and humans born. ... We need to say we more. ...
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  • Not for anyone with walking difficulties. Left hubby at cafe and walked up on my own. Hard work. Puffed out. But what a spectacle. Once you reach the cave it is down, down, down then up, up, up. It is...  more »
  • Who is on the road nearby, should treat the stopover. The increase is somewhat cumbersome, but compensate the magnificent views of the plateau and the cave itself however. The cave is about levels, footwear is helpful.
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