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Excellent Site! As Heinrich Schliemann exclaimed"I have gazed upon the face of Agamemnon!" Really wonderful in the context of history and the significance of the discoveries... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 14, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Excellent Site! As Heinrich Schliemann exclaimed"I have gazed upon the face of Agamemnon!" Really wonderful in the context of history and the significance of the discoveries made here of which some are housed in the Archeological Museum in Athens...a very spectacular amount of classical Greek culture can be seen at the museum...Here at Lions Gate, You can marvel at the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Can't believe this gate is thousands of years old and still standing strong. It was an awespiring experience to walk through it. Unfortunately, much of what's inside the gate have not been as well preserved except for the walls of the tomb.

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Tripoli, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Walk around the ancient ruins, feel the vibrations of the past, recollect the glorious history of this city and its repercussion to the rest of ancient Greece...

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Austin, TX
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

It's sort of mind blowing to think about how old this thing is, and it's still in place! they don't make em like this anymore. Other than whats in the museum, this is the sole "decoration" in the ruins and worth a look if you come to this site.

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Mullingar, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Mycenae's famous Lion Gate is a spectacular entrance to this ancient, hilltop site. A place where you have to have your picture taken! Make sure you have good footwear and give yourself plenty of time to get around the site.

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Brno
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Large complex with a number of artifacts But! you need comfortable shoes to the ground. Be careful with small children, a number of stones.... On a quiet tour of need enough time (more than 1, 2, 3 hours). You will not regret it, there is much to see

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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

A stunning portal to the ancient and curious site of Mycenae with its construction over many centuries. You really feel that you are entering something special, and you are. As wonderful as the Lions' Gate is, it's just the beginning. So relax and take your time. (Do wear sensible, non-slip shoes. Some of the rock that you walk on has... More 

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Ancona, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

The Lion Gate's not a separate attraction from ancient Mycenae - it's the main entrance ! Obviously reminiscent of Hattusha, the Hittite capital, this, more than anything else, shows the affinities of Mycenae with other bronze age sites in the Near East.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Came here as part of a tour group. As the guide described how this place used to be last time, I imagined the grandeur, the beauty and the architecture. Like the Treasury, this place is probably not that interesting if you do not have a guide to explain it to you.

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Noida, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

What a impressive entry. Beyond this there is not much except ruins of few buildings. Many things have been preserved in museum. Mycenae ruins are worth visiting on route to Nafplio.

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