The Cave of Theopetra – Theopetra, Greece - Atlas Obscura

The Cave of Theopetra

Theopetra, Greece

Some of the secrets of human origin are revealed at this museum.  

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The prehistoric Cave of Theopetra, which is located only a little over two miles (four kilometers) away from Meteora, is indeed a very unique archeological site.

Over the past few decades, it has revealed many of humankind’s prehistoric origins in Greece. During excavations, archaeologists were able to find many burials, stone tools, pottery, animal bones, as well as the oldest known man-made structure on earth, officially dated to this day.

Know Before You Go

The cave of Theopetra remains closed for safety reasons until further notice. Museum visiting hours and days: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm (Tuesday closed).

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