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    Zeus Cave Dikteon Crete

    Dikteon Andron / Dictaean Cave Crete Greece

    Dikteon Andron or Dictaean Cave ( Crete ) is on the Eastern part of the island, at an altitude of 1025m on the northern slopes of Mount Dikti. Legend has it that Zeus himself was born in this striking cave, rich in stalactites and stalagmites. For this reason Diktaion Cave was already famous from ancient times and dedicated to the worship of the gods as proved by the numerous offerings found here. Nowadays the cave continues to receive many visitors from every corner of the globe.
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