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Citadel and Treasury of Atreus

Mycenae, Greece
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed the day trip to Mycenae from Athens a lot. The history and architectural achievements all the way back from the bronze age are impressive. Also the drive along the coast to get here is worth it.

Thank HuskyMNL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A large tomb built in the side of a hill. The construction of the entrance is amazing but wait until you see the inside. It is amazing that all those years ago people could build these amazing structures.

Thank Carl S
Reviewed 22 October 2017

The Treasury of Atreus - or Tomb of Agamemnon - is the best preserved tholos tomb. Built about 2000 years after Stonehenge, in its day it was a fantastic feat of engineering. The lintel stone above the doorway weighs 120 tons, with approximate dimensions 8.3...More

Thank Ian C
Reviewed 16 October 2017

This was getting towards the end of our tour of Greece and I'd seen lots of ruins. However, the beehive tomb just blew me away. I had such a feeling of awe and wonder as I approached the tomb and again as I was inside....More

Thank Winterpoggers
Reviewed 11 October 2017

taking the time to see on the way in or out of the Ancient Mycaenae Archeological site. Very impressive tholos tomb.

Thank Nathan G
Reviewed 29 September 2017

It's downhill, about 1 km ride from the main site of Mycaenae. There's also a parking spot nearby, you'd need a separate ticket, but it's really worth it. The citadel is incredible. Not as a demanding site when it comes to walking as main site...More

Thank Tinde_K
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Most people miss this. Because this is not inside the main complex. They see the main site and the museum and then be gone. This site is 10-15 minutes down the road. The structure is huge and was never buried by earth. So it was...More

Thank GlobeTrotter10101
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

The beehive citadel is beautiful. The entrance is so impressive with the entrance having the large slab of stone that holds up the citadel. This was the tomb for a royal member from the Mycenian civilization. The structure is so impressive when you realize it...More

Thank Ramadama
Reviewed 24 September 2017

This place is amazing. The way they built this is a wonder to behold. Be sure to have a guide with you for this though. The best tour guides were from Gate1 Travel. Our guide was Yannis, THE BEST and most knowledgeable.

Thank Ann O
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Very interesting tomb and monument and also a welcome cool shade when we needed it! Unbelievable to think this was built before any heavy lifting mechanics were available! And difficult to see how the structure was possible the way the ceiling is graded- phenomenal!

Thank janetmferry
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