Cave of Apocalypse, Patmos

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The Cave of the Apocalypse is situated about halfway up the mountain on the Aegean island of Patmos, along the road between the villages of Chora and Skala. This grotto is believed to mark the spot where John of Patmos received his visions that he recorded in the Book of Revelation. In 1999, UNESCO declared the cave a joint World Heritage Site together with the Monastery of Saint John the Theologian.
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  • Love, faith, hope .... peace, spirituality .... an experience to remember ... A sense of traveling through time  more »
  • The words are poor to describe the experience ... AWE and religious solemnity in regard to entering the cave. It would be good to have read in advance the minimum. A priest, however, offers visitors the basic historical and religious information about Patmos, the cave and the life of St. John the theologian on the island. Perched on the mountainside below the town and the monastery and offers nice views. Great is the peripatetic history in nature from the picturesque medieval trail that connects the Staircase with the Country. Unique and unrepeatable experience visiting the cave of the Apocalypse (excluding atheists or allothriskwn).
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  • This cave is on a mountain and has been considered as a world heritage site. Shocking, it was worth visiting this place on the island of Patmos
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  • It was nice to see the cave but I really wish they had left everything as it was there and not changed it into an Orthodox Church.
  • You have to be there, be aware of the schedule,there is a priest in certain hours that gives informations about this Holly place. I could not describe it,it was something like an out if body experience....Very peaceful there are buses to get you there from scala u don't have to get a taxi.
  • This place means a lot to me.. When I entered the cave, I sat down on the bench and closed my eyes and tried to imagine that Sunday morning when John saw the open sky... I am very glad that I was here... I love Patmos.
  • Beautifully restored. Peaceful. Few crowds (though I guess this could change depending on the number/size of cruise ships alongside Skala). We caught a taxi from the port: visited the cave for 30 mins, then were picked up again, driven to the Monastery at Chora; 1 hr to explore. Then picked up and back to the port. €40. Good value. Alternatively, public bus leaves from close to the cruise terminal for Chora. Departs hourly most days. €2 per person, one way.
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