"See the cave of the Apocalypse" Patmos Things to Do Tip by awalmsley

Patmos Things to Do: 21 reviews and 55 photos

Halfway up to the monastery is the Cave of the Apocalypse, where reputedly St John wrote the book of Revelations. Doesn't take long to see (esp if on way to see Hora and the Monastery, and it's the reason why Patmos has been a religious centre for 900 years. Interesting to see, but wear reasonable clothing - a bikini/microskirt combo isn't going to go down well.

In Hora, eat lunch at Vagelis in the square - recommend the giant beans in tomato/oregano sauce to kick off. The square's easy to find - just wander around the windy narrow streets for long enough and you'll stumble into it.

If you're planning to walk up to Hora, wear sensible shoes - the old road (nice to walk up) is a stone path, and can be a bit uneven.

Address: Halfway up to Hora
Directions: Walk up the old road to Hora, or taxi up the new road.

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  • Written Mar 19, 2008
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