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an ancient historical site - another Unesco tick; drive through pretty countryside to get here - vineyards, orange and olive groves
You need to bring your imagination
In a nutshell
You don't have to read Linear B to visit!
Kuznetsov_Sergey Says: Kolizeras Restaurant is situated on a distance of several kilometers from Ancient Mycenae. It's very convenient for tourist groups which travel by buses. They have served us rather quickly. While cooks were preparing dishes I've taken an opportunity to have a walk around the...
Our guides’ version of Homer’s epic:
The Trojan War wasn’t really Helen’s fault--she just got caught up in it. There was a royal wedding and all the gods were invited except Eris, the Goddess of Discord, so she threw out a golden apple to be awarded to “the fairest.” Athena, Aphrodite and Hera all claimed it. Zeus refused to get involved so he sent them to Paris for a decision, and they started bribing him. He chose Aphrodite because she offered him Helen.
Written May 27, 2011
The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts has one of the most representative collections in Russia of foreign art dated from ancient times to modern days.
You may see there wonderful masterpieces of Mycenaean Art: Three-Handled Pixies, Stirrup Jars, Statuettes of Goddesses, Cup with a spout (XIII BC).
Daily 10 a.m. — 7 p.m. (entrance till 6 p.m.)
Closed — Mondays
121019, Russia, Moscow, Volkhonka st., 12
Admission 100 rubles ($4) for Russian citizens and 300 rubles ($12) for others.
Written Sep 28, 2008