Ancient Mycenae - Archeaological Site
Circle Graves & Agamemnon's Tomb
Founded, according to Homer's 9th-Century Iliad and Odyssey, by Perseus, son of Danae and Zeus, Mycenae has been inhabited, according to historians, since Neolithic times.
The surviving ruins of Agamemnon's Palace (entered through the Lion Gate) is believed to date to the 14th Century BC. It is said that the walls were built by cyclops as they had superhuman strength and some of the boulders weight up to 13 tons.
Spectacular views over the Argolida from the summit of Mycenae. A little further down you will find the tomb of King Agamemnon where the Golden (death) mask was found. The museum has a copy of this mask the original being in the National Archaeological Museum in Athens. The archaeological site is very impressive, as is the museum.
Approx. 40 mins from Tolo.