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Ancient Mycenae

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Address: 21 km (13 mi) north of Nauplion, Mycenae, Greece
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AN ABSOLUTE MUST-SEE

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... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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 weeks ago 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The whole construction of the place is amazing.Make sure you read about it as some of the explanations are missing.Combine with the museum and tholos tomb.Make sure to go to the national archaeological museum in Athens to see the entire gold collection

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Obviously nobody goes there for the view but for the Lion's Gate and the ruins. These are exceptional and more than worth the trip. However they are enhanced by the view. It is an enchanting place that is well worth the trip and the hike. I would go back if had the time. Do not miss

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited the ancient hilltop city and museum on a tour from Athens. You walk up and around the sight. You start by going through the lions gate. Then walk uphill to the rest of the site. The museum is at the bottom of the hill. It has old an interesting artifacts. Outside the gate and parking area you have... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to this site when it was quiet on a Saturday. However even then there were many tour groups around. The site is well preserved and it was cool to be able to walk down into the ancient Roman cistern. The hill the ruins are situated on are quiet a walk but the views from the top of the site... More 

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