Follow road PEO 90 to Astiraki, 6.6 km from St. Nichola's Church Gazi.
|Dimension:||L=90 m, W=70 m, D=20 m.|
|Guided tours:||self guided|
|Address:||Voulismeno Aloni, Tel: +30-.|
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Βουλισμένο Αλώνι (Voulismeno Aloni) is translated sunken floor, which is an accurate description. It is an almost elliptical doline with a diameter between 70 m and 90 m. As it is located at a hill side, the wall on the uphill side is about 20 m high and overhanging, while the downhill side is just a flat hill. It formed by the collapse of a huge cavern below. It is located only 50 m from the small road, which is actually the old Heraklion-Rethymnon highway, and there is a trail into the doline. The flat floor is used by locals nad tourists to create patterns with limestone rocks.