You walk through on way into Mycenae ruins. Best part - ancient, still standing and really impressive.
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The Lion Gate is the entrance to the palace, where the Mycenaean kings lived. The palace was, of course, much more than that. The giant stones are said to have been placed there by giants, because they are so huge. This is a reference to...More
Our group toured this interesting site. The gates to the area are unique because they are still standing. Once you walk through you can climb to the top of the area. It's a beautiful view from the top, not a very steep climb and well...More
Although, the site is about an ancient civilization, the easier is to identify it with Homer story of Agamemnon ~ the legendary War of Troy leader. Also, the sight is about Heinrich Schliemann, the German amateur archaeologist and "his" golden mask of Agamemnon (on the...More
This gate is beautiful and so amazing from and engineering point of view. As you stand there taking photos and realize how old it is, still in place, still stunning (as the Mycenaeans intended), it is a great moment. Worth the cost of admission alone....More
I would recommend to visit the museum first and then the archeological site. Carry water and wear a hat. Very hot when i visited. Very slippery stones so do wear good footwear. Entrance price: 12 Euros I have added Description picture of the Lion gate...More