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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Mycenae, Greece
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"main entrance"
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"ancient citadel"
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"ancient greek history"
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"piece of history"
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"photo opportunity"
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"my point of view"
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"kings lived"
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"iconic symbol"
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"entire site"
in 3 reviews
"wear a hat"
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"bronze age"
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"cyclopean walls"
in 5 reviews
"impressive entrance"
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"tour group"
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"mind boggling"
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"century bc"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The crown jewel of the visit to the Mycenae ruins is the Lion Gate with its lintel estimated to weigh 18 tons and to date to about 1250 BC. While the heads of the lions are missing, the gate remains a beautiful ruin.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Lion Gate is only 10 minutes walk from the museum at Mycenae. If you are lucky, you will be able to take a photograph without anyone around. Go early if you can, especially in the summer months. Water and other drinks can be bought...More

Thank chymor
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the site with my wife and our four kids and everyone liked it a lot. The only challenge we faced was with the strollers because the terrain at the site is pretty rough. We highly recommend this attraction!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Words cannot describe this place - just go there....It is a wonderful experience. A trip through history.

Thank harlemfamily
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's amazing that this gate has stood for thousands of years. It must have been really spectacular when the lion heads were still attached. Speculation is the heads were bejeweled and, therefore, plundered. Still, a pretty incredible sight!

Thank Anthony R
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This ancient gate is known by everybody since schooltime. It was ilustrated in all the schoolbooks of history in Western Europe. Marvellous how it is conserved.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing place to see, a must for all history buffs and anyone else who want to observe a piece of history.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The lion gate is simply awesome. Where else can you say that you walked the same route with those in the 16 century BC? Be sure to pack water and be ready for a very steep climb. I highly recommend using a tour guide as...More

Thank Maria L
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Reviewed June 6, 2018 via mobile

Lion Gate is just that, a gate. You pay 12 euros for access to the site, and trudge up a steep dusty hill to get there. This is overrated for sure.

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Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

The main entrance to mycenae and one of the top attractions, nice but requires two seconds. Hard to get a picture alone with everyone passing by

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wongmomo
November 4, 2017|
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From November till the end of March the archaeological site opens from 8:00 o'clock till 15:00 o' clock. Hope you have a great time in our country!
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