reallty the only finished statuary at the entire site, the place is stunningly beautiful and worth the money and time.
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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
I definitely took a picture here with my 6months old son, but can't find it. I just wanted him to know that he has been here. It was thrilling entering the site through that gate!
The Lion's Gate is the first thing you encounter. You MUST take a photo - hopefully not with lots of people in the picture. There were many tour groups when we were there. It is hard to navigate the ruins when groups of 30 clog...More
It was a real highlight of our trip to get to Mycenae and see the Lion Gate and the Grave Circle. The Lions are great and were clealy once a potent symbol, but there was something that really struck me about the stone blocks on...More
Mycenae is a fascinating site to visit. Tour the small museum first to get an idea of the amazing number of precious artefacts found in the diggings here.
It's stunning just to sit and observe this gate! It's a gigantic stone structure that was created almost 3500 years ago! One of the most significant site of ancient world if we consider how they built it!
If you come ot Mycenae, you have to see the Lion's gate to go into the site. It is impressive and good for pictures but continue on to the site.