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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This may or may not be the tomb of Agamemnon, and even though there isn't much left inside, there is a certain air of grandeur of being in the treasury and knowing how much coin was put in here once. We were also extremely lucky...More

Thank Lady_Snowhawk
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Even though there is nothing inside to see, the entrance to the site is amazing. Walking to the door feels like entering a temple to start and adventure.

Thank Sindel72
Reviewed 9 August 2018

We visited the ancient burial site in Mycenae. It is a large "tholos" tomb on the Panagitsa Hill at Mycenae, constructed during the Bronze Age around 1250 BC. The structure was built with big stones. Tiers of ashlar masonry were laid in rings so that...More

Thank Ann C
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Don't just head for the museum and main site and miss this amazing edifice. It may, or may not, be the tomb of Agamemnon (probably not), but it is well worth a visit and its construction fascination.

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 12 July 2018

The treasury is where the Mycenean royalty were buried. The structure looks like a beehive and began to be used perhaps in 1500 BC. The structure has an incredible doorway with cyclopian stone style walls. It is believed the structure is 42 feet tall and...More

Thank Scouter710
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

A short walk or drive down the hill from Mycenae , this is apparently the site of the tomb of Agamemnon. It’s an extraordinary structure! How they moved blocks of rock the size of the one over the entrance is amazing! There’s more detail on...More

Thank Lesley M
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Don’t miss the Citadel and the Treasury of Atreus which are located only a short distance from the main archaeological site of Mycenae (within walking distance). The Treasury of Atreus is a beehive-shaped tomb that is architecturally impressive. As the rows of stone go up,...More

Thank CPaM68
Reviewed 19 June 2018

These beehive structures are truly amazing. They were built to last and they've certainly done that. Thousands of years old and still standing like it was built yesterday. The Citadel is incredible to stand in. You can't tell how huge it is until you're actually...More

Thank Anthony R
Reviewed 19 June 2018

This monument is a real example of ancient architectural art. It is fantastic how the space inside has been built

Thank huiigje53
Reviewed 7 June 2018

Don't miss the Treasury of Atreus aka the Tomb of Agamemnon across the street from the entrance of Ancient Mycenae. This site is included with the admission to Ancient Mycenae, but it is really easy to miss if you are not specifically looking for it....More

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