PeriklesHills

World Heritage Mycenae and the world-famous Lion Gate

Approximately 2 hours drive from Pericles Hills lies Mycenae, – a historically important city. In pre-classical times, it was
one of the major cities in Greece and gave its name to the Mycenaean culture.
It is said to have been the home of the mythical king Agamemnon, who according to the legend led the combined Greek armies against Troy.
Of great significance are the many are countless shaft and domed tombs, where probably nobles and kings were buried with valuable grave gifts (ceramics, terracotta, gold jewelry).
Among these is the legendary “Mask of Agamemnon”.
A visit to Mycenae not only guarantees cultural enjoyment but also provides a fantastic view into the wide landscape…