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Reviewed 4 days ago

The Treasury of Atreus or Tomb of Agamemnon (not likely) is a large "tholos" tomb on on the hillside facing the ruins of ancient Mycenae, Greece, constructed during the Bronze Age around 1250 BC. The lintel stone above the doorway is believed to to the...More

Thank Ken L
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the Tholos tomb or beehive tomb which are a bit more advanced than the slot tombs of grave circle A in the Mycenae castle site. Atreus was the father of Agamemnon, but it is uncertain to whom the grave belonged. The site is...More

Thank flaneur40
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pyramids, ring tombs, graves in the ground, tomb jars at the top of mountains. Through the centuries people have been buried in a multitude of ways. The Citadel and Treasury of Atreus was one of the most amazing grave sites I have ever seen. My...More

Thank Karen G
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is not much to see in the empty tomb that some claim to be the one of Agamemnon. However, you certainly get a feeling of the ancient history there.

Thank marjaterttu2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a gigantic construction to have been built 3000 years ago, no wonder the Cyclops were credited with its construction, as well as the near by city. The roof and it's survival is testament to the skills and design of these people. It's included in...More

Thank greenpanther30
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Before you visit and say it’s empty it or it stinks like some people who rated it terrible , think that it was built over 3000 years ago and remains largely intact. For 30 minutes make sure you stop and see it and wonder with...More

Thank Tony809
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was told that the ceiling is only 13.5 meters high. But the circular construction with superior narrowing makes it look much taller. The guide, knowing that I was Brazilian and herself having been born there, said that Pedro II was received here in style...More

Thank Ilzo A
Reviewed 8 September 2018

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
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