Historical cave of Milatos.

You can visit 

  • A superb natural underground cave with rare stalactite combinations.
     The historical cave on the eastern part of the village were you can enjoy the unique view of the gorge underneath it.
     In the cave of Milatos, known as the Cave of Rapas, in 1823 a large number of children and women hide in order to escape from the Turks, who surrounded them and isolated them. When, after 15 days they were forced to surrender, Hassan Passa massacred the older and some warriors who were with them and sold the women as slaves in the East.
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  • While visiting the old traditional village of Milatos you will have the opportunity to observe last century's architecture, authentic speciments of the past.
  •  In neihbor town's museums you can admire archaelogical findings of 2000 bc, found in ancient Militos, the ruins of which are still untraced even though there are losts of findings scatered in the area around the village.

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