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Melidoni Cave

Melidoni, Crete, Greece
+30 2834 022650
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Magnificent cave, must see when visiting Crete, dramatic interior.

This cave is one of the best and unique caves my friends and I have seen. We were in awe when we... read more

Reviewed yesterday
clairerity12
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Amazing place

You have to be in awe of this place.it is amazing. There is a little alter as a place to remember... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Abster26
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average18%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sad history” (7 reviews)
“worth a visit” (12 reviews)
“jaw dropping” (2 reviews)
LOCATION
Melidoni, Crete, Greece
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+30 2834 022650
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"sad history"
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"national road"
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"stalactites and stalagmites"
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"cafe on site"
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"nice visit"
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Reviewed yesterday

This cave is one of the best and unique caves my friends and I have seen. We were in awe when we went inside. The story is very sad, go and find out for yourself. The path will lead u with stairs, only some part...More

Thank clairerity12
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

You have to be in awe of this place.it is amazing. There is a little alter as a place to remember those who have lost their lives. The stalagmites and stalactites are awesome.

Thank Abster26
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Amazing spot with beautiful cave, entrance fee 4 euros, printed guide in your language, information leaflet and pieceful atmosphere. Toilets, refreshments availability.

Thank Eva S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the sacred caves of Crete, Melidoni Cave is easily accessible. There's free parking just outside the cave and a local tavern serving overpriced ice cream and other refreshments, but it has a cozy terrace with beautiful views of the plateau, very relaxing to...More

1  Thank Mihaela L
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice cave and history of the place. We spent only 10min inside. Entrance fee is 4 eur for adults. Visit nearby Reptisland.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The weather turned a bit wet and we were looking for an activity so we took a trip to the caves. Entry fee is only 4 Euros and it is well worth it. The caves (a couple of side caves are shut off because they...More

Thank OsloScot
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Yes — there is a lot of history in the cave. But sadly there is very little effort to expound on the historical significance of this location €4 to go down and look in the one large room and walk out in less than 10...More

Thank andyO6216RV
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the cave on holiday. I was amazed by how beautiful it was and the amount of history that one place could hold. The guide in the tour was very knowledgeable of the history and was very helpful and friendly and went out of her...More

Thank Chloe M
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Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Only 4 euros each We were in the area so took a look. Great views outside and the cave was impressive. Lots of steps to get down so bring decent shoes

Thank Simon M
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Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Would only advice to go if you are near. Cave is seen in 15 min. The story of the cave made it interesting

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