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Ancient Mycenae

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Address: 21 km (13 mi) north of Nauplion, Mycenae, Greece
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Perfect ancient area

You do need to visit this place! Perfect view from the top. P.S. Try to steal couple of oranges on the valley while driving to Mycenae :)

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Brussels, Belgium
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This supposed to be outstanding historical site has no information since Summer 2016. All the information panels have been removed or remain empty. The toilets are worse than in a third world country. What do they do with the 6€ of ticket per person? The management of the site has been receiving complaints since almost 1 year now and nothing... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a Greek tragedy. Since last summer we were told there are no explanations panels on the site available. The Greek administration is once more unable to maintain their treasures and to help people understand their culture. As no information panels exists one sees a nice bunch of stones and with the info folder one has one sentence explaining what... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You do need to visit this place! Perfect view from the top. P.S. Try to steal couple of oranges on the valley while driving to Mycenae :)

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For an ancient city in Greece, it is very well preserved (or received a decent restauration). It is located on the hills that surround the valley of Nafpio, with an overview of the vast orange plantations (if you are in the right season you can buy fresh oranges on the road to Micenae for 3 euro / 10kg). Should be... More 

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Lenoir City, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Mycenae is quite intriguing. I never tire of visiting Mycenae and the adjoining locations. I always want to read all of the history each time I return home. The museum is fabulous for its size. Be sure and have a good guide book with concise info....even if you are on a guided group tour.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Civilisation started in Mycynae. So anyone must see at least once this site. It is very near to Nafplion, a medieval town which a must see too.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

If you are near Argos please take a side trip to this us see and experience. History geek or not you will truly enjoy Mycenae with its lion gates and hilltop fortress/ palace

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Ancient Mycenae is one of the most important architectural sites of Greece. The ancient citadel of Mycenae is surrounded by the Cyclopean walls. The view from the top is worth the climbing. We also went down to the ancient cistern. There's no light there, but we used the flashlights of our phones. It was quite an adventure. Make sure to... More 

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Tampere, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

It is located for a short trip from Nafplio. The site offers great view to the nearby surroundings and even a part of the sea. The Lion Gate is amazing. You keep wonder how those big stones were put in place in ancient times. It is a wonderful trip for those who like history. The nearby museum offers interesting hysterical... More 

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St. Louis, MO
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

We enjoyed this stop more than we expected. As others noted, this site needs more/better signage. Still, there are a lot of ruins, largely foundation stones. On the plus side, there has not been a later city built on top of the ruins, so it's easy to imagine what this place might have looked like in the past. The view... More 

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