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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here as part of our tour group stop and it was worth seeing, but may not be for everyone. The walk to the beehive tomb had some uneven stones and inclines that made it difficult for some of the older people in our...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank RHtravels
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very good example of the so-called Greek "tholos" or beehive tomb located just right outside and below the ancient citadel of Mycenae (located some 120 kms from Athens). While the citadel in itself is worth-visiting, peeking into this ancient tomb is an...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed January 15, 2019

A impressive tomb. We stopped here on our day trip to Mycenae. The Treasury of Atreus is also known as the Tomb of Agamemnon. It’s a tholos or “beehive” tomb. The inside has a high vaulted ceiling and is much bigger than it looks from...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Craig D
Reviewed December 27, 2018 via mobile

The tomb of Agamemnon is housed here. The tomb is one of the best preserved tombs in Greece and is well worth seeing.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 15, 2018

The Treasury of Atreus is also known as the Tomb of Agamemnon. It’s a tholos or “beehive” tomb. The inside has a high vaulted ceiling and is much bigger than it looks from the outside. There is also a small side chamber inside. There is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed December 14, 2018

A very good insight of the way kings lived and died at that period of history just before the ancient dark ages. So many hidden architectural clues for the structural integrity of the construction.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AngelosS16
Reviewed December 2, 2018

Just a couple of minutes down the road from the main site, is the Treasury of Atreus, beehive tomb or also known as the Tomb of Agamemnon. The price is included with that of the main site and the treasury is worth seeing. It only...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Nina1940
Reviewed November 27, 2018

My wife and I were here on a Globus tour. For me, the biggest attraction to the Mycenae Citadel is the Lion Gate, as you climb up between the thick walls. It’s a relief of two lions. The Lion Gate - is Europe’s oldest known...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank dragon789wv
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

We visited this site after the mycanae archaeological visit (price is included). Drove down from the main site prior to heading back to town. What an awesome site! So massive and quiet when inside. We were lucky to miss the tourists so we were alone...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 816ashleyr
Reviewed October 17, 2018

The Treasury of Atreus or Tomb of Agamemnon (not likely) is a large "tholos" tomb on on the hillside facing the ruins of ancient Mycenae, Greece, constructed during the Bronze Age around 1250 BC. The lintel stone above the doorway is believed to to the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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