Mycenae

A fascinating visit to the ancient Greek site of Mycenae, built over three thousand years ago.

Our final visit on the Peloponnese peninsula of Greece was to Mycenae, the site of a grand palace and fortification built over three thousand years ago.  I find it astonishing that these structures and graves were preserved, buried for millennia, until modern excavations just a couple hundred years ago.  It has impressive scale and scope, remarkably with several major structures still intact, notably the Lions’ Gate entrance and tholos/treasury.  Read on, and check out the photo gallery.

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