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Melidoni Cave

Melidoni, Crete, Greece
+30 2834 022650
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Historical interest minoan recent

Sad recent history but nice short walk around and use your imagination with images seen steps up a... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2016
Alan S
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nature's masterpiece

I was very surprised to see such wonderful stalactite rock formations in massive cave. it took me... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2016
Mindaugas S
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Melidoni, Crete, Greece
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Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Sad recent history but nice short walk around and use your imagination with images seen steps up a small climb and look for engraving outside

5  Thank Alan S
Reviewed 17 September 2016

I was very surprised to see such wonderful stalactite rock formations in massive cave. it took me around 15 minutes to walk around and make some fotos. however two other caves where shut as it was to dangerous. Price was 4 euros per person and...More

3  Thank Mindaugas S
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

It's a large cave with a short walk around. It has a sad history. And was worth the trip up to see the inside. The cafe outside has a beautiful view of the valley; and delicious fresh pressed orange juice.

Thank mrsbrucewayne
Reviewed 31 August 2016

The inside of the cave is dramatic with some of the rock inside looking like melted candles. There were one or two bats flying about which added to the gothic atmosphere. There is a tomb inside the cave commemorating when over three hundred people were...More

Thank jabcoll
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Well worth the trip even for a few minutes inside this awe inspiring cavern. We walked round in wonder at something you are unlikely to experience ever again. Do not miss this!

Thank ianrippin
Reviewed 20 August 2016

This cave was recommended to us by Melidoni locals so we decided to cool down here for a few minutes (temperature there was round 18 Celsius). The view from the parking place (for free) was beautiful and I personally enjoyed it more than the cave...More

2  Thank andrea s
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Visited with 3 kids, one primary age and two teenagers. The history of this cave and the massacre that occurred here make it quite moving to see. Parking was free and easy. The staff spoke perfect English and were charming. The coffee shop has seating...More

1  Thank barbaraandphil
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Whilst this visit takes barely 30 mins, it's well worth a visit to just take in the atmosphere of the cave. Wear sensible shoes due to the amount of steps......flip flops not advisable!

Thank MaggieT93
Reviewed 19 August 2016

It's an amazing place to visit. pictures cannot capture the atmosphere there you really need to go! it's just 4 euros per person but it gives you a lot of emotions

Thank Kristina E
Reviewed 11 August 2016

I don't want to repeat what others have said but there is not a lot to say that is different. Having read the reviews about the amount of time spent in side, I was skeptical but honestly even though it did, in fact, only take...More

5  Thank steveandlori
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cianfa79
salve a tutti. vorrei sapere se le grotte si possono visitare con bambini piccoli (5 e 1 anno) oppure sono troppo "pericolose" per loro. grazie mille
9 August 2015|
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Response from marino p | Reviewed this property |
Non sono assolutamente pericolose.Solo un po' buie. Vai tranquillamente.
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