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Archaeological Site Mycenae

Mycenae 21 200, Greece
+30 2751 076585
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Mycenae 21 200, Greece
+30 2751 076585
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It is a pity that the site closes at 15:00. The tourists are usually around until sunset. There are not enough road signs to lead your way to the site. The ticket is only 6 euro but there is not a single brochure or map...More

Thank TheFoodJokey
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is not a gleaming white marble columns type of place. Much much older and huge cyclopean gray-brown stones. The views are lovely, with mountains, a deep gorge, and views to the sea. The Lion's Gate is fascinating for anyone who has taken an art...More

Thank Katherine P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Being in Mycenae is a moving and impressive experience. The Archeological Site is accessible by tour buses and by car. There is walking involved, and some climbing to reach the citadel at the top of the ruins, but it is well-worth it. The Lions’ Gate...More

Thank Kathy K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was 115 degrees when I stopped by, and they closed early, thus shortening my visit. Nonetheless, the shear age of the ruins lent it some gravitas. The lions gate was impressive. The well was roped off halfway down for some reason. For the rest,...More

Thank kvaakp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You enter through the famous monumental lion gate into what was once one of the most important citadels and towns in Greece with, at its peak in 1350 BC, a population of 30,000. Once inside, you follow the paths to see the different parts of...More

Thank Ian C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Be prepared to walk, but everything is well-worth it. The tomb of Agamemnon is astonishing, as it appears to be at least 8 stories high, but it is an optical illusion ! The Lion's Gate, and the palace of Agamemnon again is quite a walk...More

Thank DesertLoverVictoria
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Impressive entrance through the Lions gate but after that it all went downhill a bit not much to see really good views of the surrounding area a bit of research before visiting will help you understand the importance of the site unfortunately I did not

Thank swift314
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Second stop of my day tour. It involved quite a steep walk up to the top where the palace complex was located. Do wear anti-slip shoes as the paths are slippery due to the bits and pieces of marble stone.

Thank NSEL
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

You need to read up as so many sites rely on your knowledge and imagination. The story of Helen of Troy runs through the Peloponnese like Blackpool and rock! Parking is easy and all the routes have been ramped. I would imagine in summer this...More

Thank henry16
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Ancient ruins can be challenging, but this site is important in order to get a understanding of the history. Predating many other ancient sites in Greece, I think these ruins are equally impressive. The Lion Gate at the entrance and the nearby grave circles are...More

Thank Blabbott
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Thomas W
6 November 2017|
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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.
Patricia B
25 June 2016|
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Response from Lynne H | Reviewed this property |
You can go as individuals. You buy tickets on site.you can visit Sites without a Guide !