The municipality of
|The Gorge of|
Within a few distance from the village of Zakros, starts the Gorge,
which ends at the bay of Kato Zakros, almost near the Palace area.|
This gorge is of outstanding beauty, with large caves in its walls.
In those caves were discovered tombs from the Minoan
period, and finds of great archaeological importance. That is the reason why the caves are named "The Caves of Deads" and
the gorge "The Gorge of Deads".
Because of its natural beauty and archaeological significance the gorge attracts numerous visitors
The Cave of "Deads"
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