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 Edition.
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  • Plenty to see here and the views from the top are fantastuc. One can only imagine how important this complex was in its day with its oiwerful defensive walls and the King's palace at the very top, in....  more »
  • The archaeological site is one of many in Greece. Mycenae is said to be the largest and most important Bronze Age archaelogical site in Greece. The most important spot is the Lion Gate, at the...  more »
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