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Ancient Mycenae, Mycenae

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Take a trip back to the Bronze Age at Ancient 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. Arrange to visit Ancient Mycenae and other attractions in Mycenae using our Mycenae family vacation planner.
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  •  Traveling alone. 2 months. "Someone walking ' to participate through a travel company has been introduced. The tour itself, sponsored by the company that Athens "Key tours". Mycenae-epidaveros one-day tour is a 9 man, because it was during the week of February.  Small bus (Mercedes-Benz), put the rest in the isthmus of Corinth, arrived in about 2 hours and a half.  Mycenae archaeological site itself is so big ones cannot see all ruins and there were guides for the tour, and later would be free, because no firm timeline. It's inspiring, "lion gate"? Photos appeared in books written in ancient Greece read student, was impressive, because it was seen in real impressed. After the Golden masks excavated circular graves. Hilltop Palace site such as, most do not know original.  You can see the sea, here,. Recommend to see excavated here from the National Archaeological Museum of Athens, so set.
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  • 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 :) 
  • 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 plantat...  more »
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  • Simple; but very central. Local clientele, in a city with very little tourism. Amabilíssim service. Economic prices.
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