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, Mycenae Edition.
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  • Treat for archaeologists. Necessarily have to see when one is in the Peloponnese! Item No. 2 in Greece after the Acropolis. Comfortable shoes and sun protection mandatory. A lot of walking.
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  • This site made history come alive in an enchanted location. It was well maintained, the signs made it easy to understand and the archaeological finds were amazing. We shared our day at the site with a...  more »
  • Walking around the ruins of that once so mighty fortress and village makes the history live for you.  more »
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