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Roman Caves

Matala Beach, Matala, Crete 702 00, Greece
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Worth the 2E

Footing can be a bit tricky walking up the climbing up the sandy, rocky caves but if you're at the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
windycityfamily
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Chicago, IL
Great view

Great view on Matala beach. Worth to visit and take selfies for your fb. Entrance fee is 2 euro... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Alex_Kazan_RU
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Kazan, Russia
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good40%
  • Average24%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“matala beach” (7 reviews)
“the cliff” (5 reviews)
“burial site” (3 reviews)
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Matala Beach, Matala, Crete 702 00, Greece
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Footing can be a bit tricky walking up the climbing up the sandy, rocky caves but if you're at the beach this is a good way to cap off the day. They were open until 7P.

Thank windycityfamily
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great view on Matala beach. Worth to visit and take selfies for your fb. Entrance fee is 2 euro, which is cheap. Be careful to climb up to last floor.

Thank Alex_Kazan_RU
Reviewed 6 days ago

Extraordinary place to visit. This is a must do when in Creta. Also a place where you can make beautiful photos.

Thank Mihailo M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Roman caves or rock burials are found in the face of the cliff at one end of Matala Beach. Entry is €2 with kids under 18 free. It's a bit of a scramble up the cliff, but worth it to see inside the caves/Roman...More

Thank Ste M
Reviewed 11 July 2017

You pay 2 Euros and can climb around. It was a lot of fun! If planning to climb up higher, wear good shoes. I was really cautious to climb in my flip flops.

Thank Tamhicks10
Reviewed 11 July 2017

these are beautiful roman caves that in the past were graves fro the romans!!after they become home for the Hippies in the last 70's. extraordinary place to visit.

Thank Γιωργος Κ
Reviewed 9 July 2017

We visited on a very hot day, so probably lingered in the caves a little longer than we normally would have. The nominal entrance fee keeps them swept out and free of modern graffiti, which was nice, and it may scare away some people so...More

Thank TravelMom269
Reviewed 9 July 2017

A bit hot when we went, best to go later in day and wear decent shoes. Paths, when you could find them, were a bit patchy!

Thank Christen T
Reviewed 30 June 2017

After that many attractions in Crete I was first amazed on the caves, decorated with lights in the evening. But when visited them, there is not that much to be seen. Instead of nice views on the beach and many tavernas on the opposite side...More

Thank Vinetou
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

I love this place such a charming cove with a relaxed feeling. This is a must do when in Crete great snorkelling by the cliffs and caves. Bonus that they have a fresh water shower to clean away the sea water so you can go...More

Thank martcox
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