Tsoutsouras or Tsoutsouro (from the Venetian Zuzzuro) is located at the exit of the imposing Mintri Gorge. It is built at the location where the ancient city of Inatos, a port for Priansos, used to stand. This is also the location of the cave known as Fylakes, where Eileithya, the goddess of childbirth, was worshipped.
In Pera Tsoutsouras the coast is full of beautiful caves and unique karst formations. To the west of Tsoutsouras two parallel mountain peaks can be seen, which the locals call Zeus and Hera, as they remind them of two reclining bodies. This is the starting point of the Asterousia Mountain Range, which embraces the fertile southern valley of Mesara.