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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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