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The famous Diktean Cave or Psihró Cave is supposed to have sheltered Rhea when she gave birth to Zeus (700-500 BC), the future master of the gods and of the universe. It was a shrine from the Minoan period to the Archaic period (2000-1450 BC) and it has yielded many cult objects: altars, bronze statuettes, miniature double axes, etc. The path descends (about 60m) past huge rocks to a little lake. The cave contains a variety of stalactites and stalagmites.
- Phone : 2844031290
- Prices : € 4.
Opening hours :
- visiting: Summer: daily, except Mon, 8.30am-7pm; Winter: 8.30am-3pm.