Cave of the Apocalypse
|UNESCO World Heritage Site|
The entrance to the Apocalypse complex
|Part of||The Historic Centre (Chorá) with the Monastery of Saint-John the Theologian and the Cave of the Apocalypse on the Island of Pátmos|
|Inscription||1999 (23rd session)|
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.
- UNESCO, World Heritage Site No. 942, webpage:WHC-UNESCO-942.
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