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Address: Nafplio, Greece
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+30 27520 - 22657
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The well-preserved ruins of the Mycenaean acropolis and Citadel of Tiryns...

The well-preserved ruins of the Mycenaean acropolis and Citadel of Tiryns are more than 3,000 years old.

Mycenaean archaeological site in Argolis in the Peloponnese, some kilometres north of Nauplion.

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Amazing bronze age site

Visited this trip on a cold December morning. The views from this site are amazing and on a clear day you are able to see the site of Myeneae from the palace. The fortifications... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 December 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

Visited this trip on a cold December morning. The views from this site are amazing and on a clear day you are able to see the site of Myeneae from the palace. The fortifications are amazing to walk through and it is pretty cool to walk between the lower town and the upper town as well. Definitely worth a visit

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

This was worth the time to stop just to stand amongst such history. Easy access, and although much is left to imagine what it was like there is also enough there to marvel at the stone structures and tunnels.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

On the road from Nafpilo to Argos. A large Mycenaen site but really not much to see except tumbles stones. One sign at the entrance and nothing more, so one doesn't know what one is looking at. Very disappointing and was 6 Euros per person.

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Hampshire, England
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Last time we visited Tiryns it was remote and mysterious. The town has moved out to meet it and a railway runs closeby, thought not very often. That aside, it's an important site but closes earlier than listed on Sundays - little note says 3:00 closing. This caught us out - be warned!

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Sunderland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We were staying in nearby Nafplio for a few days, as part of our tour of this area and drove past the ancient site of Tiryns. We were so pleased we made the effort to double back the next day to have a closer look at this ancient palace and beautiful surrounding scenery, with its very unique architecture and still... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Huge 2400 years old site.. Worth walking not only inside the site but also around the front and side. You need to visit the archeological museum in Nafplio in order to really understand the site and its impressive buildings and contents. You don't need to pay for an expensive taxi as the bus to Argos stops by the site.

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Escondido, California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Extremely disappointed with this site! While it is one of the major Mycenean sites, you would never know that from visiting. Almost the entire site was roped off and closed to entry. What we could see was explained by a few markers that gave no information. There was no context or explanation, which is not true of any other site... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Homer writes of mighty walled Tiryns. The 1400BC cyclopean walls are impressive but if you only have time to visit one Mycenaean site, Mycenae, the palace of Agamemnon is only 20 minutes further north and much more impressive.

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Jerusalem, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Not to be missed if you are into archaelogical sites. For the casual visitor there is little to see here

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

We stopped here on our way home after visiting the much more impressive Ancient Nemea and Larissa Castle in Argos. My guide had said it was free to get in so we thought we might as well have a look. It turns out you do have to pay (I think it was about €4) and there's not an awful lot... More 

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