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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  • We visited in atrocious weather but in a way that made it more evocative of the Trojan story in the moody light. The musuem is a good source of information and I enjoyed a walk around the site to see....  more »
  • Magnificent site of history, it’s worth the walk up to the main top to see the view. You should be careful though, because the stones and walkaways are extremely slippery even when dry! Wear good...  more »

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