Ancient Site Sightseeing

Here is our section with things to see and do in Ancient Site Mycenae. Discover 5 interesting sightseeing in Ancient Site, with detailed description, exact location on Google map, photos and reviews from visitors. You can also view more sightseeing in other locations of Mycenae.

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The Archaeological Museum of Mycenae has two floors with exhibits from excavations in the site. It is located in close distance to the Lion Gate.

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This is the most famous spot of Mycenae. The entrance gate to the ancient town of Mycenae has two lions on top of it.

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Located in a walking distance from the ancient site, the Treasury of Atreus is actually a vaulted tomb. When it was discovered, it has already been looted centuries ago. Archaeologists believe that this was the tomb of Agamemnon, the famous king of Mycenae, and that a golden treasury has been buried inside with the king.

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Due to their huge size, the myth says that the walls of Mycenae were constructed by Cyclops, some giagantic creatures with one eye. This is why they named these walls Cyclopean.

The vaulted tomb of Clytemnestra in Mycenae dates to about 1,200 B.C. Although it is not certain if this is the true tomb of Clytemnestra, it is believed so because of the golden jewelry that were found inside and that must belong to a queen.

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Lions' door - Mycenae, 2005.
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