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Mykines: Archaeological Site of Mycenae Entrance Ticket

1. Mykines: Archaeological Site of Mycenae Entrance Ticket

Step back in time to Ancient Greece with this fast-track ticket to the Archaeological site of Mycenae and the Museum of Mycenae and save time visiting this popular attraction. Uncover the secrets of one of the major centers of Greek civilization in that was once located in Mykines.  Stroll thorugh history as you see the acropolis and the treasury of Atreus at your own pace. Be impressed by the "Golden Mycenae," the kingdom of the mythical Agamemnon which was first praised by the ancient poet Homer in his epics. Enjoy reading about how Mycenae was the most important and richest palatial center of the Late Bronze Age in Greece on this self-guided visit. See for yourself why thousands of visitors flock to this ancient town to see the imposing walls and ancient tombs that sit there. Admire the Lion Gate with its monumental relief and the Cyclopean Walls, the fortification walls that were said to be built by the legendary cyclops creatures. Learn about the Royal Tombs, including Agamemnon and Clytemnestra's. Find out about the wonders that were held in the Treasury of Atreus, a magnificent 14th-century B.C. structure. Head to the Archaeological Museum to appreciate how its collection reveals various aspects of the everyday life of the Mycenaeans, as well as their beliefs about the afterlife and death.

Mycenae Epidaurus: one day Spanish guided tour

2. Mycenae Epidaurus: one day Spanish guided tour

This tour will get you from Athens to the Peloponnese, to meet with a glorious past lauded by Homer and the great tragic playwrights. First stop is the picturesque Corinth Canal, which connects the Gulf of Corinth in the Ionian Sea with the Saronic Gulf in the Aegean Sea. Crossing the Canal will take us to Mycenae, homeland to king Agamemnon, the star of Iliad and gatherer of the Greek armies against Troy. You will have the chance to wander through the remains of the prosperous city that dominated Southern Greece during the late Bronze Age. The Asklepion of Epidaurus, the most famous healing centre of the Greek and Roman world, will also charm you with its therapeutic ambience. In Epidaurus we will also visit the famous ancient Greek theatre, a popular tourist destination, fascinating thanks to its acoustics, its aesthetics and its imposing connection to the surrounding natural environment. The tour ends with a typical Greek tavern lunch and the trip back to Athens.

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