Archaeological Site Mycenae, Mycenae

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Take a trip back to the Bronze Age at Archaeological Site Mycenae, one of the world's most significant archaeological sites. Featured on the World Heritage List, the site was once a major military stronghold. The ruins stand on a rugged hill 90 km (55 mi) southwest of Athens. At its peak in the 14th century BCE, the fortress and the surrounding town housed a population of more than 30,000. To see the remains of the palace complex and the famous beehive tombs, purchase a ticket at the main entrance, known as the Lion Gate. The path to the main gate is steep, so wear comfortable shoes and bring plenty of water. Archaeological Site Mycenae is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our , custom trip planner Edition.
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  • Like all archeological sites in Greece this one too so well preserved for its age . Quite a climb to the top but worth the effort and if you take the Argolis day tour from Athens it’s a good... 
    Like all archeological sites in Greece this one too so well preserved for its age . Quite a climb to the top but worth the effort and if you take the Argolis day tour from Athens it’s a good...  more »
  • This was the first archeological site we visited on our Peleponnesos tour and we liked it - although we saw much more interesting sites later. However, there are some unique and beautiful elements... 
    This was the first archeological site we visited on our Peleponnesos tour and we liked it - although we saw much more interesting sites later. However, there are some unique and beautiful elements...  more »
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  • This was one of the unexpected delights of our trip in Greece. I was not aware of this archaeological site prior to visiting, but it ended up being my favorite. The tomb is breathtaking due to its sheer scale and level of preservation. The rest of the site is on a steep hill, which was very windy when we visited. The views are amazing and the ancient site is very interesting. I recommend visiting with a guide.
  • Very enjoyable trip to famous historical site. Probably 1-2 hours needed. Great views both is the site itself and also the surrounding area. The place wasn't too busy, although we had to wait a few minutes for a parking space. Bring plenty of water as we couldn't find a water fountain on site, although there was a small shop selling drinks.

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