Caving in Greece in Dodecanese


If you’re an avid spelunker, you’ll be astounded by the unique geological formation within this one-of-a-kind cave.
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This cave doubles as a church dedicated to Saint Pandeleimonas, and you’ll be able to admire a 200-year-old icon of the saint.
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One of the most interesting caves in Kalymnos, it is unfortunately dangerous to explore because of landslides that blocked the entrance and interior.
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After a short hike to the cave’s location after a boat ride, you’ll be rewarded with the chance to admire one of the most beautiful caves in Kalymnos, dripping with stalactites.
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This small cave boasted Neolithic remains and artifacts.
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Two local Kalymniotes found a cross in the cave and turned the cave into a place of worship. Their remains are kept there.
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A local shepherd found an icon of the Virgin Mary here, and turned the cave into a church. There’s a festival celebrating the Virgin of Galatiani once a year.
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Access to these caves is very difficult, so all precautions must be taken. If you do brave the dangers, you’ll be able to explore a cave that bears witness to some of the very first signs of settlement with signs of campfire-smoke on the rock ceiling.
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