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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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  • Under the Sun of November, off season so almost alone... it was a pleasure! Great site, in the middle of nature. Small flat, many explanatory signs had been removed, our tour guide helped us well!
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  • What a thrill to visit the famous city of Agamemnon! Everything is at the dimension of his famous epic to recover the beautiful Helen. Discover with a guide if possible because there is a story to tell on this truly magical site! Normal that this site be classified world heritage of UNESCO. Nice to visit in October where it is not too hot.
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  • The lion gate and the grave of Agamemnon are worth to drive here in any case. The Museum is rather boring.
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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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  • Stay in the Center.
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