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Milatos Cave

5 locals recommend ·
Location
Crete, 724 00

Tips from locals

Emmanuel
Emmanuel
July 23, 2019
Milatos cave is really known for a drama which unfolded with Turkish invaders in February, 1823. Early in 1823, the residents of the surrounding area took refuge in the Militos Cave to hide from the Turkish troops of Hasan Pasha, who were plundering and pillaging Lassithi. The Cretan rebel…
Eleni & Stelios
Eleni & Stelios
November 06, 2018
Cave with a nice little church inside the rock
Manos
Manos
June 19, 2018
It is a historical cave for local people. When Crete was in war against Turkey, Milatos' people protected themselves in this cave. It is an honour for Greeks to visit this cave.
Dave
Dave
March 21, 2017
Cave of Milatos is well known for the tragedy that took place here in February 1823. In winter of 1822-23, Hassan Pasha devastated and ravaged the Lassithi Plateau. Then his troops moved in the region of Mirabelo. The residents of the area predicted his destructive mania and found refuge in the…
Manos
Manos
August 28, 2016
Nice to visit and enjoy the landscape, relax, and explore a historic cave