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Sendoni or Sfendoni Cave

The cave of Sfendoni near the village of Zoniana in the district of Mylopotamos (47 km from Rethymno in the direction of Perama - Axos) displays 14 halls, richly ornamented with stalactites and stalagmites. It is 550 m long and covers a total of 3,330 sq.m. During recent years archaeological research has uncovered installations dating back to the Neolithic period in the interior of the cave.


  Near the village of Zoniana is the Sendoni Cave. This is a spectacular cave with numerous stalactites and stalagmites. It is 550 metres in length and covers an area of 3,300 square metres. The name of Sendoni, according to the locals, comes either from a freedom fighter or perhaps a thief who used the cave as a hideout.

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