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Mycenae, Greece
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is so well preserved it's hard to believe how long these stones have existed! The whole site is so evocative and the information describing the lives lived is well presented at all stages. Very open and hot with little shade.

Thank janetmferry
Reviewed 6 days ago

How it must have been and how it is today does not really do it justice. Yet bearing in mind the size of the stones and the carvings, it is a great photographic opportunity.

Thank Perek24
Reviewed 1 week ago

Important site to visit ancient Greek history, 3500 years old. the gate is very famous and the city is worth walking

Thank alonsegs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lions Gate the entrance of the acropolis citadel of the Mycenaeans, make sure plenty of shade and water is brought.

Thank MuhammadDudha
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cannot miss the gate if you visit the historical sight. It gives the right impression that you are entering a place that used to be guarded and fortified. May have to spend some time to get your own photo as gate is almost constantly being...More

Thank Tony M
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Entering the citadel through the prehistoric Lion Gate was absolutely thrilling. This gate was never buried and re-discovered; it's always been known. So not only do you imagine yourself in the age of the Mycenaeans, but also in the footsteps of all the people who...More

1  Thank TorontoJK
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

A must see place. The place is composed of two locations: the treasury and the citadel.. the gate is at the entrance of the citadel., visit the little museum to learn more.. This is the location when Ammaganon mask was found.

1  Thank Maria M
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Hard to appreciate, when you are standing in front of this structure, that these enormous stones were dragged uphill 3,500 years ago. The lions are also apparently the oldest relief sculptures in Europe. The surrounding cyclopean walls are amazing, and well worth seeing in the...More

1  Thank Carts123
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Great place to stop and take a picture when you visit Mycenae. Wasn't that crowded when we were there, but tour buses came frequently.

Thank asquared13
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Quite impressive how architects in the past knew how to build earthquake-resistant structures. Reminiscent of ancient Inca buildings in macchu pichu.

Thank William V
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