Cave of Apocalypse, Patmos

3.6
#2 of 6 in Historic Sites in Patmos
The Cave of the Apocalypse is situated about halfway up the mountain on the Aegean island of Patmos, along the road between the villages of Chora and Skala. This grotto is believed to mark the spot where John of Patmos received his visions that he recorded in the Book of Revelation. In 1999, UNESCO declared the cave a joint World Heritage Site together with the Monastery of Saint John the Theologian.
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  • The Grotto of St. John - The Cave of the Apocalypse - is reputedly where St. John wrote the Apocalypse in his later years while in exile on Patmos. This is a must see sight for anyone interested in...  more »
  • As a practising Catholic, this was one of the sights my wife and I eagerly looked forward to seeing, on our cruise around the Greek Islands. We took an optional tour (paid tour) from our ship MV...  more »

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