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Address: Mycenae, Greece

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Friendly historical place

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

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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Singapore, Singapore
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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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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

old entrance to this ancient site, in good shape even now. It must have been very impressive in the old days!

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Well worth the trip if you staying anywhere in the region. As with all Greek historical monuments the site officials have a refreshingly light touch when comes to allowing access. It's quite intense to wander around a place of such significance in Greek Mythology and to allowed to actually walk through the Lion Gate itself. At the time we visited... More 

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Carnaxide, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

If you are in Greece you shoul go to Mycenae in Peleponesus. Here you can find Lion Gate, an impressive entrance door of an ancient city (several centuries BC) an all the walls and remains of palacex and graves.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

As you staring the Lion Gate, you are remembering the story. You stand in the sacred soil of human history. Close your eyes and see the Trojan War. Achilles, Patroclus, Agamemnon, Homer, Odysseys, all of the great men are here. Innovative time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

I assume this gate is much older than the nearby Treasure of Atreus. Less than two months before our visit we happened to go to the Angkor complex in Cambodia which was mostly constructed between 1000AD and 1200AD. Unlike the Europeans, the Cambodians never figured out how to build a vaulted arch so when I saw the Lion Gate the... More 

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Address: Mycenae, Greece
Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Peloponnese  >  Argolis Region  >  Mycenae

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