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Reviewed yesterday

Must-stop if you are driving by, but also worth a trip from Athens just to see what was once the heart of a civilization known for its brilliantly coloured frescoes and gold treasure... The remains of the vaulted tombs are imposing and the Acropolis, with...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed yesterday

Discover the remains of the ancient city of Mycenae, which served as a major center of Greek civilization.Arriving at Mycenae, home to the kingdom of mythical Agamemnon. Explore the ruins of this archaeological site; see the Cyclopean Walls, the Treasury of Atreus—a magnificent 14th-century B.C....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place holds a special place for me. Out of my whole life and all the places I have been in the world this is the place I had a truly paranormal experience. The ruins of the buildings were great but then we stopped at...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lions gate, tomb of Agamemnon, small museum nearby and great landscapes around, mainly hills and millions of olive trees. Of course, it is a place with enormous historical relevance but now after palace was burned, earthquakes and 3500 years there aren’t so many things left....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Considered the Acropolis of Mycenae, the archaeological site at Mycenae houses some impressive ancient landmarks including excavated tombs and the famous Lion Gate, all of which are worth seeing. The site also offers unbeatable coastal views.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a fair-size complex. There is a museum in the complex which is a good starting place since it provides good information about the archaeological site. The Lion Gate is the entrance to the ancient citadel and you need to walk uphill to the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the oldest cities discovered, the Mycenae offer the visitor an idea of where everything started regarding the Trojan War and the Iliad.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 December 2018

Since I was a little kid, I have dreamed of coming here. It was everything I imagined it would be and more! The Lions Gate is so beautiful and even more so in person. Grave circle a is so much more massive than I ever...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

Visited today with my husband, as on the way to our final destination. Very quiet, given the time of year and weather (would suggest warm clothing as quite windswept). €6 per person entry is very reasonable. Good signage throughout the site, very enjoyable way to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 13 November 2018

Agamemnon, Helen of Troy, Achilles, Paris... we all know about the Trojan war and the wonderful legends of Odyssey and Iliad. Well, it all started here, in Mycenae. Before Ancient Greece, we had Mycenae, the last big Bronze Age palace. Never miss it!

Date of experience: April 2018
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hello, there are no problems is a large free parking without time limits.
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I've never encountered a multi-ticket, although companies offer day trips that include several sites. At a glance, the prices for these seem inflated given that individual tickets for sites are so cheap. (Mystras is not in... More
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Response from Steve_OldOkie | Reviewed this property |
Yes. After you enter the admission gate, there are benches about midway. The WCs are there as well.
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