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Reviewed 1 week ago

Just a couple of minutes down the road from the main site, is the Treasury of Atreus, beehive tomb or also known as the Tomb of Agamemnon. The price is included with that of the main site and the treasury is worth seeing. It only...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Nina1940
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I were here on a Globus tour. For me, the biggest attraction to the Mycenae Citadel is the Lion Gate, as you climb up between the thick walls. It’s a relief of two lions. The Lion Gate - is Europe’s oldest known...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

We visited this site after the mycanae archaeological visit (price is included). Drove down from the main site prior to heading back to town. What an awesome site! So massive and quiet when inside. We were lucky to miss the tourists so we were alone...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 816ashleyr
Reviewed 17 October 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 93KenL
Reviewed 14 October 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 9 October 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Karen G
Reviewed 8 October 2018

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.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank marjaterttu2016
Reviewed 3 October 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank greenpanther30
Reviewed 30 September 2018 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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tony809
Reviewed 24 September 2018 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

Date of experience: September 2018
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