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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! For travelers who use our online itinerary creator, Milatos holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Milatos Cave and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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Milatos Cave reviews

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  • As it is said in comments that to find this cave is kinda hard but it is very worthy. There is no parking for cars or bikes (leave them on road in a safe place) and go up the hill with arrow showing.....  more
    As it is said in comments that to find this cave is kinda hard but it is very worthy. There is no parking for cars or bikes (leave them on road in a safe place) and go up the hill with arrow showing.....  more »
  • It was a bit of a hike along an uneven path, to get to the entrance of the Cave. The scenery from the path is stunning and we'll worth the hike. When you get to the entrance of the cave, it is very... 
    It was a bit of a hike along an uneven path, to get to the entrance of the Cave. The scenery from the path is stunning and we'll worth the hike. When you get to the entrance of the cave, it is very...  more »
  • worth a visit go with a guide the history of the place is so sad, we booked with quadsafari.com great day out 
    worth a visit go with a guide the history of the place is so sad, we booked with quadsafari.com great day out  more »
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  • Very nice cave, small church inside.. great history of this cave. You leave the car at the bottom and you walk around 5-10 minutes until the entrance.
  • Very nice cave with big history, many people were killed here by othoman army centuries ago. A beautiful small church is in the cave made years ago. The view from the cave to the sea is wonderful. Its alot driving to reach the place but the experience worths it.
  • Great historic place - worth a visit! 1823 more then 3500 people used this cave as a hiding place from a turkish army. Inside the cave a flashlight could be helpful.
  • Beautiful large cave with easy 5 min paved stone walk from the road. Sign at the start describes the horrible history.
  • Great cave, it's a must! You can imagine some people lived there thousands of years ago. Great view!

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