Cave of Apocalypse

The Holy cave of Apocalypse

Half-way between Chora and Skala, is The Holy Cave of the Revelation. The Cave is where – St. John the Divine stayed during his exile by the Emperor Domitian and dictated the Book of Revelation to his disciple, Prochoros, around A.D. 95.


43 steep steps lead down into the cave, which still consists of the original living rock. The cave is a magnificent site, It is a center of pilgrimage for Christians, and many people from all over the world come here every year.