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Tiryns

Nafplio, Greece
+30 2752 022657
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Tourist trap

Lost 8 euros (2 adults) and 1 hour of my precious traveling time. There is nothing inside. No... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Arilevy1982
via mobile
Overlooked Gem of the Region

We had not intended to stop here since guidebooks didn't give it a fantastic write-up; however, our... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Clara E
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Shanghai, China
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The well-preserved ruins of the Mycenaean acropolis and Citadel of Tiryns are more than 3,000 years old. Mycenaean archaeological site in Argolis in the Peloponnese, some kilometres north of Nauplion.
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good36%
  • Average24%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
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“bronze age” (8 reviews)
“huge stones” (2 reviews)
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Nafplio, Greece
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+30 2752 022657

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lost 8 euros (2 adults) and 1 hour of my precious traveling time. There is nothing inside. No signs, no places to visit. It is more beautiful from outside. Avoid!!!

Thank Arilevy1982
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had not intended to stop here since guidebooks didn't give it a fantastic write-up; however, our Airbnb host recommended we stop by for a visit. Trusting his recommendation, we stopped by on our way out of town. It is well worth the visit simply...More

1  Thank Clara E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nafplio is a stop for most people who visit Mycenae, so if you're a fan of Homer, this is worth a stop. It isn't as extensive as Mycenae but it's worth checking out to check it off your list.

Thank EdK_IL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been coming to Nafplio several times and this is the first time to visit this site and it was well worth it. From the road it looks as if there is nothing there but once you get on the top, it is quite...More

Thank wendylps
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went to look at the change from Heracles megaron into the Hera temple. If you know what your looking at the answer will surprise you.

Thank philiprohman
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Small Bronze Age site in an orange grove on the road between Nafplion and Argos. A visit will take less than an hour. Impressive cyclopean walls and other structures.

Thank wilm840
Reviewed 12 June 2017

You get only a leaftet without a site map at the entrance. No further information in form of signs or panels onsite are provided. Once you know what there is to see you search around and if you are persistent you'll find it. It is...More

Thank RALPH L
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Occupying a significant position during the Mycenaean era, Tiryns is part of the UNESCO WHS ‘Archaeological sites of Mycenae and Tiryns’. Unfortunately, it has lost much of its former glory, and nowadays lies rather abandoned on the roadside between Argos and Nafplio. Only six kilometres...More

Thank Morgan M
Reviewed 7 June 2017

This was an important site back in the day. But there was no signage explaining what you were seeing, or the importance of it. We enjoyed the site due to our reading and guide book. But it would have been nice to have an explanation...More

Thank Elle1968
Reviewed 15 May 2017

The ground plan is easier to work out than Mycenae itself, but you need a good guidebook, so that you find the megaron (pillar bases only are visible) & the bathroom - with sloping floor to drain the water. The thick walls are impressive. Be...More

Thank Angela R
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