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Milatos Cave, Milatos
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Explore Milatos Cave, best known as the center of an 1823 battle between the brave local rebels of Milatos and the invading Turkish army, which ended tragically. You'll need a flashlight to explore the pitch-black caves, and many recommended taking transport to the site as the walk from the village is quite long. Within the cave, look for a small church built in 1935: it sits near a large circular opening revealing some spectacular views of the surrounding area, so bring along a camera! Use our Milatos trip generator to arrange your visit to Milatos Cave and other attractions in Milatos.
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  • Very easy to reach via a secure way on the slopes long! Free admission! We had enough torches to go further. There were light bulbs, but the lighting was off when we were there.
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  • After a 10 minutes climb up the mountain path, you need to crouch down (torch is handy) to enter the cave. Inside is a tiny church altar and at the edge it's a long drop down. The cave itself has many...  more »
  • Visited in October, there appears to be an abandoned visitor centre which has been vandalised and the path up to the cave is bordered by a safety rail which is in a bad state of repair, don't use it t...  more »
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  • Quite unique in its kind. If you are traveling in the neighborhood then give this a quick stop. Don't expect to be there for hours. It will take you about thirty minutes.
  • Very nice cave with a lot of history
  • At the "end of the world" with interesting historical relation to Create freedom movement against Hasan Pasha troops in 1823.
  • Brilliant views, the whole trip worth it.
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  • Tourists rarely lost to this cave. Also, it has a wonderful view of the sea along the access road to this cave. Dreamy.
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