Travel Blogs from Mycenae, Greece

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Mycenae, Mycenae, Greece travel blog

Mycenae

A travel blog entry by coryandlaura

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... acropolis still arouse our admiration, particularly when we remember that they were built a thousand years before the monuments of Classical Greece. Mycenae is an amazing set of ruins that in the second millennium BC was one of the major centers ...

Umbrellas at Mycenae, Mycenae, Greece travel blog

Umbrellas at Mycenae

A travel blog entry by tiara316

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It was still raining when Papou pulled in to the palace ruins at Mycenae. But we got the Lion's Gate to ourselves for a while, quite a luxurious treat, and then we had fun going to the peak of the palace walls and taking pictures of each other under our ...

The Lions of Mycenae, Mycenae, Greece travel blog

The Lions of Mycenae

A travel blog entry by tiara316

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From Tyrins, we drove to Mycenae (my-SEE-knee), the ancient kingdom of Agamemnon and Menelaeus who fought the Trojan War. The stone blocks of these ruins are so huge that the later Greeks couldn't believe that mere humans could have built it, so they ...

Epic engineers of the past., Mycenae, Greece travel blog

Epic engineers of the past.

A travel blog entry by dragonrider

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Onto Mycea to see the Acropolis and the Treasury, during the drive being educated on the story of Troy, it being the foundation for the expression 'beware of Greeks bearing gifts'! We past the Mycean bridge, not the Sydney harbour bridge, but interesting ...

Corinth, Epidaurus and Mycenae, Mycenae, Greece travel blog

Corinth, Epidaurus and Mycenae

A travel blog entry by exploreamerica

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Nov 03, 2009, Mycenae, Greece travel blog

Nov 03, 2009

A travel blog entry by mylifesjourney

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Corinth to Mycenae., Mykines, Greece travel blog

Corinth to Mycenae.

A travel blog entry by royelinda

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... , this was the site I really wanted to visit after 33 years. Unfortunately it was closed but you could see it from the road. Mycenae was the home a warrior race, it was also on of the key centres in determining that the Trojan War occurred. We also missed ...

Ancient Ancient Greece, Mycenae, Greece travel blog

Ancient Ancient Greece

A travel blog entry by fiseb

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... was worth a visit. The next day (after dealing with the idiot bus girl) we headed down for a day trip to Mycenae to check out some of the oldest ruins Greece has to offer. The hive-shaped tombs are really neat, and the scenery is also really ...

Mycenae-Rubble or land rich in gold and mysteries?, Mycenae, Greece travel blog

Mycenae-Rubble or land rich in gold and mysteries?

A travel blog entry by mimmy21

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MYCENAE On our second day we took the bus (2.50 Euro) from Nafplio to the ancient site of Mycenea (4 Euro concession). Mycenae was the main center of the Mycenaean world (which l found out predates the Egyptians), and gave its name to a period and ...

This is Sparta, Mycenae, Greece travel blog

This is Sparta

A travel blog entry by dave-baker

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... and up at 8 for a shower and breakfast before leaqving Nafplio to head for Areopolis with a stop en route at the ancient sight of Mycenae. The sight is mentioned in Homer's poems The Iliad and Odyssey where it is known as Mycenae, rich in gold. We ...

Day Trip to Ancient, Ancient Greece, Mycenae, Greece travel blog

Day Trip to Ancient, Ancient Greece

A travel blog entry by mdaa

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... , or disease. Some of the only writing about them exist in Homer’s tales. Being in a place like Mycenae is what I think of when I think of 'Greece’ in my head. It’s so ancient yet preserved well enough to be able to walk through it and ...

Mycenae, Mycenae, Greece travel blog

Mycenae

A travel blog entry by shannon

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... a little after one of the proposed dates for the exodus of the Israelites from Egypt and way before people like David and Solomon. Mycenae was excavated by Schliemann in 1817. He was the same guy who found Troy, although Mycenae was not nearly as hard ...

Mycenae, Mycenae, Greece travel blog

Mycenae

A travel blog entry by mooreblond04

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10/17/2005 Mycenae Mycenae is one of the oldest cities in Greece that has been constantly inhabited. This site has been excavated by Schliemann in the 1800s. Much of what we saw were the walls that we still partially standing. They were what are ...

The Mycenians, Mycenae, Greece travel blog

The Mycenians

A travel blog entry by msu

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... the Mycenians having more enemies and having to worry about war, but to think of Egypt being able to develop a pyramid earlier than Mycenae is staggering. We also went to a vineyard to take a tour because Grant thought it would be a nice change of ...

Mycène, Mycenae, Greece travel blog

Mycène

A travel blog entry by voyage-bellayer

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Dimanche nous quittons Iria pour rejoindre Mycène. Nous visitons la cité d'Agamemnon, vaste et solidement encrée sur un rocher. Elle fût le centre des Atrides. Composée de palais, tombeaux royaux, village, maisons d'artisans, huilerie, citerne ...

Nafplion and Mycenae, Mycenae, Greece travel blog

Nafplion and Mycenae

A travel blog entry by katielee

... there early in the morning, so it was kind of like we had the place to ourselves. After our time was up, we drove to Mycenae to visit what remains of the Cyclopean Walls, the Lionesses' Gate, the Mycenaean Palace and the Tomb of Agamemnon. The Tomb of ...

Mycanae, Mycenae, Greece travel blog

Mycanae

A travel blog entry by travelmenu

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In Patras, we rented two cars so the family could travel together to view the Nafplion, Epidvros, and Corinth ...

A day of making arrangements and see sights, sunny, Nafplio and Mycenae, Greece travel blog

A day of making arrangements and see sights, sunny

A travel blog entry by paleojohn2010

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... Argos, looking for the ZEOS brewery. Well that was a bust so we had several hours to kill before dinner ,so is only Mycenae, about 12 more kilometers up the road. Okay I understand your classical Greek history is a bit rusty, remember the Trojan Wars and ...

Missing Wonders, naked wrestlers & criminal goats, Mycenae, Greece travel blog

Missing Wonders, naked wrestlers & criminal goats

A travel blog entry by heathalessleofo

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... seen as much but it was good to know that it’s the official position. Tomorrow will be a busy day.  We see Mycenae’s ancient ruins and museum first.  Then a one hour drive to an amphitheatre in Epidavros.  And following that we ...

Ancient Mycenae and Corinth - Tim, Mycenae, Greece travel blog

Ancient Mycenae and Corinth - Tim

A travel blog entry by wrightsofnapier

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... the Citadel or acropolis stands on the hills overlooking a valley in a commanding strategic position. Greek history is old but the Mycenae era dates from 3000bc. Here history and myth collide as the Citadel was said to be founded by Perseus the demigod ...

Where Homer's Iliad Comes To Life, Mycenae, Greece travel blog

Where Homer's Iliad Comes To Life

A travel blog entry by parleusted

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... low season, there was no public transport directly to the site and getting to it involved a minor workout. The ancient city of Mycenae consisted of a fortified citadel and surrounding settlement. Due to the sheer size of the citadel walls (13m high and 5m ...

Trip to Corinth Canal, Mycenae, Greece travel blog

Trip to Corinth Canal

A travel blog entry by songwillie

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Today, we took a trip to the Corinth Canal and the Epidaurus.  See, we managed to capture the canal with boat! Yep! This is where you should stand and speak so that everyone in the the theater will hear you talk! This is an olive tree! ...

The Lion Gate & Treasury of Atreus, Mycenae, Greece travel blog

The Lion Gate & Treasury of Atreus

A travel blog entry by abarnes

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Mycenae is a very important ancient city in southern Greece. It was one of the greatest cities of the Mycenaean civilization, which dominated the eastern Mediterranean region from 15th to 12th century B.C. Mycenae is associated with the Homeric epics, the ...

Epidauros and Mycenae, Mycenae, Greece travel blog

Epidauros and Mycenae

A travel blog entry by brisbird

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... moved on to the Ruins of Mycenae - the name given to the 16th->12 Century BC Greek civilisation. We climbed again to the Mycenae Acropolis, through the impressive Lions Gate, past the royal burial ruins to the royal palace. The view out to the surrounding ...

por terra, Mycenas, Greece travel blog

por terra

A travel blog entry by acncp

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Mycenae Archeological site, Mycenae, Greece travel blog

Mycenae Archeological site

A travel blog entry by thee25

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'Well built Mycenae, rich in gold', Mycenae, Greece travel blog

'Well built Mycenae, rich in gold'

A travel blog entry by sojourner

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I have finally made it to Mycenae!  The museum was excellent and then Athena and I explored the site seeing Grave Circle A and we ascended to the acropolis.  Afterwards, we went to the treasury of Atreus, the tholos tomb, whých is an amazing ...

Nafplion, Mycenae & Hydra, Peloponnese, Greece travel blog

Nafplion, Mycenae & Hydra

A travel blog entry by dseals

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We docked at the port of Nafplion overnight. Today we took an excursion to Myccenae. The imposing ruins at Mycenae represent the pinnacle of Mycenaean civilization, dating back to the 15th to 12th centuries BCE and is now a UNESCO World Heritage site. We ...

Oh, What a Ride in Greece, Mycenae, Greece travel blog

Oh, What a Ride in Greece

A travel blog entry by johnabroad

I took a trip to Mycenae for the day, It would have been easier to find a need in hay. Some transit employees smiled warmly as I missed my bus. When I missed my stop, others made no fuss. A forty minute trip to see an archaeological site Took three ...

Corinth, Epidaurus and Mycenae, Mycenae, Greece travel blog

Corinth, Epidaurus and Mycenae

A travel blog entry by exploreamerica

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... was built in the 4th century BC. We continued our drive on the bus and made a stop at Nauplia before finally arriving at Mycenae.  The Citadel of Mycenae is enclosed by Cyclopean walls that are 900 m long.  We passed through the ...

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