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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Mycenae, Greece
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"main entrance"
in 9 reviews
"ancient city"
in 7 reviews
"ancient greek history"
in 4 reviews
"kings lived"
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"iconic symbol"
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"wear a hat"
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"entire site"
in 3 reviews
"cyclopean walls"
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"tour group"
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"mind boggling"
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"human history"
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"bronze age"
in 5 reviews
"ancient times"
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"large stones"
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"impressive entrance"
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"archaeological site"
in 4 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Part of the greater archeological site. You walk though it, and that's it. Pretty to see, and off you go.

Thank Sebastiaan K
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Well worth the visit. The gate is very impressive, read a guide book before you go as there is also an amazing tomb and the well shaft is worth the decent.

Thank rosie M
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Impressive when you consider that this 'stone' was placed about 3400 years ago. A stone of about 30 tons, placed without cranes or other heavy equipment. Very cool to see this gate in real life and not as a picture in history books. Great to...More

Thank roanlotte
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A deservedly famous construction and one of the highlights of a visit to Mycenae. You need to be patient for a photo opportunity.

Thank GreyGrandad
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the best examples of the ancient Mycenae culture and architecture. This site requires walking. But if you take your time you can see it all in a few hours. Don't leave the area without seeing this attraction.

Thank TVS762001
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Only standing in front of the Lion Gate you can feel its monumental size, something you cannot realize from photos and considering that it was built in the Bronze Age! You can walk inside and outside of the walls and read about every important site

Thank Jim P
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This opinion will be quite partial since it is influenced by my strong wish of being in front of this gate since I was a child, so it was an icnredible moment for me to finally see it with my own eyes. The gate is...More

Thank ElenaCalvoGuzman
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Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

There are several Archaeological sites in Greece. I liked more Archaeological site of Mystras. So it depends on the time you have and your physical capabilities as Mystras is in the mountain.

Thank Julius M
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Reviewed 20 April 2018

The Lion Gate provides a very impressive entrance into the ancient citadel of Mycenae. One can well imagine how visitors at the time of Homer might have felt.

Thank BillandKathy27
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

The tour of Mycenae starts by going through the Lion’s Gate entrance. This is the place to stop and get “that” great photo when visiting Mycenae but, since everyone else has the same idea, it is generally crowded and hard to get one without other...More

Thank CPaM68
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wongmomo
4 November 2017|
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Response from ArcasTravelServices | Reviewed this property |
From November till the end of March the archaeological site opens from 8:00 o'clock till 15:00 o' clock. Hope you have a great time in our country!
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