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Address: Mycenae, Greece
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One of the best conserved pieces of the entire Mycenaen site

Driving up to the site gives a good feel for how impressive the castle must have been. The Lion Gate is the centrepiece and entrance to this historical place.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Cologne, Germany

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Cologne, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Driving up to the site gives a good feel for how impressive the castle must have been. The Lion Gate is the centrepiece and entrance to this historical place.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ancient gateway to the palace some say Agamemnon but still to be proven get there early to avoid crowds as main stop for tour groups

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Island of Malta, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful, big blocks are part of this gate. It is incredible to think about how ancient people manage to build amazing things like this one.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place for history lovers!! Be aware pf slippery rocks. Ticket: €12.00, including the Agamemnon Tomb and Mycenaean Museum. Worth it the visit!

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Leiden, ze Nedderlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A must see, so much tangible history here. The climb is steep in places and murder in the midday aun (no shade) so plan early or late visit and bring water. Nice little museum included in price ( but the best stuff is in Athens).

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The walk up to the gate is very impressive. To see something that was mentioned in ancient writings was very meaningful.

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Amarillo, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of the popular photograph spots when visiting Mycenae's UNESCO World Heritage site. Put this place on your itinerary if you have time for a day trip outside of Athens.

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Pissouri, Cyprus
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was one of the most complete bits and, with a bit of imagination, can transport you back in time.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This entrance still impresses today, thousands of years after being built. As I stood there admiring the stonework, I wondered how many people had wandered this very same path before me. The grave circles are just to the right inside the entrance and the ruins of the citadel a little further up. We had the luxury of time as most... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Lion gate is famous, but it is part of a much larger site, the ancient citadel of Mycenae. You will need some more time to explore a little bit further!

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