The journey from Xylokastro to Mycenae will take your mind. It passes through and by top archeological places, such as Anc. Corinth, Asklepion of Anc. Corinth, Anc. Nemea, Nafplion, the impressive Anc. Theater of Epidaurus, where Athens Festival take place and further down the new theater of Epidaurus and other important archeological sites, more or less famous inviting you to discover them: Ancient Sikyon, Anc. Port of Lecheon, Isthmia, Anc. Port of Kechrees, and the Acropolis of Agros… an enormous archeological park with top archaeological places on a golden green background. The choice relies on you.
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- A few words about Mycenae
- Mycenae is among the most important archaeological sites in Greece. It is located on the eastern side of Peloponnese, and can be easily visited for a day trip from Xylokastro. According to mythology, this was the town of the legendary king Agamemnon, the leader of the Greeks during the Trojan War. This place was also the setting of many myths in ancient Greek tragedies, especially the tragedies connected to Agamemnon and his family.
Ancient Mycenae is one of the most impressive archaeological sites in Greece. It is located in Peloponnese, in mainland Greece. Dating from the Late Bronze Era, this was the kingdom of the legendary king Agamemnon, leader of the Greeks in the Trojan War. It was an influential center of that time and it gave its name to an entire civilization, the Mycenaen civilization.
Surrounded by huge walls that were constructed by Cyclops as the myth says, it was a military-centered society with very limited interaction with other cultures. The most famous spots of Mycenae Greece is the Lion Gate, the entrance of the town, and the Treasury of Atreus, the vaulted tomb of King Agamemnon. The Archaeological Museum hosts interesting exhibits from excavations in the region.