"A Visit to Mycenae" Mycenae by hquittner
Mycenae Travel Guide: 82 reviews and 317 photos
Mycenae is one of the oldest examples of a Bronze Age fortress in Europe. It developed between the 17C BC and the 11C BC and then was destroyed. The site is now mostly stone walls and bases and many grave goods including much gold now exhibited in the National Museum in Athens. The initial discoveries were made by Heinrich Schleimann starting in 1874.
The largest and most recent tholos tomb at Mycenae is called the Tomb of Agamemnon, although it was built at least 200... more travel advice
The main part of the palace is set upon a plateau at the top of triangular hill, 278 m high. The plateau is roughly 320... more travel advice
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