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History of "Mycenae: in the bath with Clytemnestra | Audio Tour on your Phone (no ticket)"

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  • There is no meeting point. The audio tour is designed to begin at the entrance of the archaeological site.

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Know Before You Go
  • admission fees are not included in this product, after booking, you will receive an email with further instructions on how to access and download your audio tour. please check your email spam folder as well, ensure that your smartphone is fully charged & that you bring your earphones, it is better to have the tour before the sunset and preferably in the morning. , kindly note that the archaeological site of mycenae and the treasury of atreus are two separate archaeological sites and the latter is located a mere 10-minute walk away. visitors taking the tour will first explore the archaeological site and then they shall continue to visit the treasury of atreus, mobile signal may be weak at the site(s). download your audio tour on your smartphone prior to your visit to fully enjoy it., please consider that the audio tour covers the areas of the archaeological site and the treasury of atreus. it doesn’t include a tour of the museum, wear comfortable shoes and a hat or sunscreen (during spring and summer).
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  • after booking, you will receive an email from the local supplier, clio muse tours, with instructions for your audio tour , an android (version 5.0 and later) or ios smartphone is required. the audio tour is not compatible with windows phones, iphone 5/5c or older, ipod touch 5th generation or older, ipad 4th generation or older, ipad mini 1st generation, please book per device to be used, not per participant, please consider that admission fees for the archaeological site of mycenae, the museum & the treasury of atreus are not included, please ensure you have enough storage space (100-150 mb), this is a downloadable self-guided audio tour for your smartphone. no live guide will accompany you. no vr / ar is included

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Description Summary
  • A fascinating self-guided audio walking tour for your smartphone to explore the wondrous archaeological site of Mycenae. You can delve into the bloody story of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra, the mythical royal couple made famous by Homer.

Description
  • Mycenae invites you to discover its fascinating legends with an original audio tour! Follow in the footsteps of its early inhabitants while your audio guide will shed light upon various aspects of daily life, fashion, eating habits and funerary traditions of a civilization lost in prehistory. You will also explore one of the most famed crime scenes of the Heroic Age while weaving through the ruins where the so-called Mask of Agamemnon was unearthed by the famed archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann. The stories of Agamemnon, Clytemnestra, and their children will come alive through a riveting storytelling concept. When back from Mycenae, you will know for good that myths are not always children stories and that sometimes archaeological findings, before unearthed, were washed in blood! * Note that the audio tour covers the areas of the archaeological site & the Treasury of Atreus. It doesn’t include a tour of the museum. Ticket/entrance fee to the archaeological site is not included.
  • Mycenae invites you to discover its fascinating legends with an original audio tour! Follow in the footsteps of its early inhabitants while your audio guide will shed light upon various aspects of daily life, fashion, eating habits and funerary traditions of a civilization lost in prehistory. You will also explore one of the most famed crime scenes of the Heroic Age while weaving through the ruins where the so-called Mask of Agamemnon was unearthed by the famed archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann. The stories of Agamemnon, Clytemnestra, and their children will come alive through a riveting storytelling concept. When back from Mycenae, you will know for good that myths are not always children stories and that sometimes archaeological findings, before unearthed, were washed in blood!
  • * Note that the audio tour covers the areas of the archaeological site & the Treasury of Atreus. It doesn’t include a tour of the museum. Ticket/entrance fee to the archaeological site is not included.

Full Description
  • The greatest city of the Mycenaean civilization is infused with an unparalleled mythological tradition, full of atrocities that seem to have no equal in the history of humankind. As you walk the alleys of Mycenae, and take in the magnificent view from the top of the hill, you can almost feel the presence of the mighty king, and hear the sinister whispers of his duplicitous spouse, as she prepared to bring down her sword on his defenceless head.
  • The tour begins outside the acropolis, where the visitor can best appreciate the magnificent Cyclopean Walls. The size of the boulders and the perfection of the construction can not help but impress anyone who sees them. The Lions’ Gate is unforgettable, with the two lions that guard the city and intimidate all intruders. But Mycenae was above all else a place where people lived; the Granary by the Gate reminds us of their dietary requirements. The Grave Circle A was long considered to be the burial ground of King Agamemnon and amazed the archaeologists with the famous gold masks and other precious objects they unearthed. The Great Ramp was the main thoroughfare that everybody followed on their way to the palace. The Megaron, with its impressive hearth, was the heart of the acropolis, where Agamemnon would hold council and welcome his guests. The Secret Cistern remains as impressive and dark today as it was back in the day, nested in the foot of the hill where the signal announcing Agamemnon’s return first appeared. As you leave the acropolis, you come across the last tholos tomb ever built, traditionally attributed to Clytemnestra herself, as well as the undistinguished ruins of the House of the Oil Merchant, that may not seem like much but once contained a thriving industry that supplied the palace with luxurious furniture. And since you are here, don’t neglect to walk the short distance to the Treasury of Atreus, perhaps the single most impressive architectural monument of the Mycenaean civilization.
  • To take this self-guided tour you will need the app on your iOS or Android device.
  • HIGHLIGHTS  • See the Lions’ Gate bastion, from where the defenders could rain deadly missiles on the attackers.  • Climb the Great Ramp, used by Agamemnon himself to reach his royal residence.  • Visit the Megaron, with the imposing hearth and the remains of the gypsum aisle that protected the painted floor.  • Explore the Secret Cistern, with its ominous staircase leading outside the walls in complete darkness. 
  • See the massive 120-ton lintel above the doorway of the Treasury of Atreus, the largest vaulted space without interior supports for more than 1000 years.
  • The greatest city of the Mycenaean civilization is infused with an unparalleled mythological tradition, full of atrocities that seem to have no equal in the history of humankind. As you walk the alleys of Mycenae, and take in the magnificent view from the top of the hill, you can almost feel the presence of the mighty king, and hear the sinister whispers of his duplicitous spouse, as she prepared to bring down her sword on his defenceless head.
  • The tour begins outside the acropolis, where the visitor can best appreciate the magnificent Cyclopean Walls. The size of the boulders and the perfection of the construction can not help but impress anyone who sees them. The Lions’ Gate is unforgettable, with the two lions that guard the city and intimidate all intruders. But Mycenae was above all else a place where people lived; the Granary by the Gate reminds us of their dietary requirements. The Grave Circle A was long considered to be the burial ground of King Agamemnon and amazed the archaeologists with the famous gold masks and other precious objects they unearthed. The Great Ramp was the main thoroughfare that everybody followed on their way to the palace. The Megaron, with its impressive hearth, was the heart of the acropolis, where Agamemnon would hold council and welcome his guests. The Secret Cistern remains as impressive and dark today as it was back in the day, nested in the foot of the hill where the signal announcing Agamemnon’s return first appeared. As you leave the acropolis, you come across the last tholos tomb ever built, traditionally attributed to Clytemnestra herself, as well as the undistinguished ruins of the House of the Oil Merchant, that may not seem like much but once contained a thriving industry that supplied the palace with luxurious furniture. And since you are here, don’t neglect to walk the short distance to the Treasury of Atreus, perhaps the single most impressive architectural monument of the Mycenaean civilization.
  • To take this self-guided tour you will need the app on your iOS or Android device.
  • HIGHLIGHTS
  • • See the Lions’ Gate bastion, from where the defenders could rain deadly missiles on the attackers.
  • • Climb the Great Ramp, used by Agamemnon himself to reach his royal residence.
  • • Visit the Megaron, with the imposing hearth and the remains of the gypsum aisle that protected the painted floor.
  • • Explore the Secret Cistern, with its ominous staircase leading outside the walls in complete darkness.
  • See the massive 120-ton lintel above the doorway of the Treasury of Atreus, the largest vaulted space without interior supports for more than 1000 years.

Highlights
  • discover one of the oldest greek civilizations, enjoy a digital audio tour on your android or ios smartphone, experience the tales of homer come alive , explore at your own pace the haunting site of mycenae

Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible, Please consider that admission fees for the archaeological site/museum of Mycenae & the Treasury of Atreus are not included, This is a downloadable self-guided audio tour for your smartphone. No live guide will accompany you. No VR / AR is included, Please consider that the audio tour covers the areas of the archaeological site and the Treasury of Atreus. It doesn’t include a tour of the museum, Book per device to be used, not per participant, Keep in mind that internet access might be unavailable & mobile signal may be weak in the archaeological site. So please download the mobile app and your audio tour on your smartphone prior to your visit in order to enjoy it offline, The audio tour can be used repeatedly both online and offline. Use your headphones to best enjoy , An Android or iOS smartphone is required. The audio tour is not compatible with Windows Phones, iPhone 5/5C or older, iPod Touch 5th generation or older, iPad 4th generation or older, iPad Mini 1st generation, Please ensure you have enough storage space. (required size for the app & tour: 100-150 MB) , Mycenae archaeological site, hours of operation: April: 08.00 a.m. - 19.00 p.m. May - August : 08:00 a.m. - 20:00 p.m. September: 08.00 a.m. - 19.00 p.m. October: 08.00 - 18.00 p.m. 1 November until 31 March: 8:30 a.m. - 16:00 p.m. , Please wear sunscreen and a hat during the hot summer months, Visitors are advised to wear comfortable shoes , Ensure you have a fully charged device and earphones/headphones, Non refundable once activated
  • Not wheelchair accessible, Please consider that admission fees for the archaeological site/museum of Mycenae & the Treasury of Atreus are not included, This is a downloadable self-guided audio tour for your smartphone. No live guide will accompany you. No VR / AR is included, Please consider that the audio tour covers the areas of the archaeological site and the Treasury of Atreus. It doesn’t include a tour of the museum, Book per device to be used, not per participant, Keep in mind that internet access might be unavailable & mobile signal may be weak in the archaeological site. So please download the mobile app and your audio tour on your smartphone prior to your visit in order to enjoy it offline, The audio tour can be used repeatedly both online and offline. Use your headphones to best enjoy , An Android or iOS smartphone is required. The audio tour is not compatible with Windows Phones, iPhone 5/5C or older, iPod Touch 5th generation or older, iPad 4th generation or older, iPad Mini 1st generation, Please ensure you have enough storage space. (required size for the app & tour: 100-150 MB) , Mycenae archaeological site, hours of operation: April: 08.00 a.m. - 19.00 p.m. May - August : 08:00 a.m. - 20:00 p.m. September: 08.00 a.m. - 19.00 p.m. October: 08.00 - 18.00 p.m. 1 November until 31 March: 8:30 a.m. - 16:00 p.m. , Please wear sunscreen and a hat during the hot summer months, Visitors are advised to wear comfortable shoes , Ensure you have a fully charged device and earphones/headphones, Non refundable once activated

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  • adult:
  • from: '18'
  • to: '60'
  • child:
  • from: '5'
  • to: '11'
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  • adult:
  • from: '18'
  • to: '60'

Health items
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required for travelers
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required for travelers

Cancellation notes
  • Up to 24 hours before the beginning of the activity: full refund
  • Less than 24 hours before the beginning of the activity or no-show: no refund
  • Up to 24 hours before the beginning of the activity: full refund
  • Less than 24 hours before the beginning of the activity or no-show: no refund

Voucher info
  • Your self-guided audio tour is now confirmed!
  • Please note that Viator voucher is not your entry ticket for the archaeological site of Mycenae. Admission fees are not included in the price. This is a self-guided audio tour, no live guide will accompany you.
  • The audio tour is designed to begin at the archaeological site of Mycenae and ends at the archaeological site of the Treasury of Atreus.
  • Mycenae hours of operation: April: 08.00 a.m. - 19.00 p.m. May - August : 08:00 a.m. - 20:00 p.m. September: 08.00 a.m. - 19.00 p.m. October: 08.00 - 18.00 p.m. 1 November until 31 March: 8:30 a.m. - 16:00 p.m.
  • After booking, you will receive an email through Viator, from our local supplier, Clio Muse Tours with further instructions about your tour. Please check your email spam folder as well.
  • An Android or iOS smartphone is required. You also need to ensure you have enough storage space. (required size for the app & tour: 100-150 MB).
  • The audio tour can be used repeatedly both online and offline and travelers may use their headphones to best enjoy!
  • In case you need help, please contact [email protected]
  • Enjoy!
  • Your self-guided audio tour is now confirmed!
  • Please note that Viator voucher is not your entry ticket for the archaeological site of Mycenae. Admission fees are not included in the price. This is a self-guided audio tour, no live guide will accompany you.
  • The audio tour is designed to begin at the archaeological site of Mycenae and ends at the archaeological site of the Treasury of Atreus.
  • Mycenae hours of operation: April: 08.00 a.m. - 19.00 p.m. May - August : 08:00 a.m. - 20:00 p.m. September: 08.00 a.m. - 19.00 p.m. October: 08.00 - 18.00 p.m. 1 November until 31 March: 8:30 a.m. - 16:00 p.m.
  • After booking, you will receive an email through Viator, from our local supplier, Clio Muse Tours with further instructions about your tour. Please check your email spam folder as well.
  • An Android or iOS smartphone is required. You also need to ensure you have enough storage space. (required size for the app & tour: 100-150 MB).
  • The audio tour can be used repeatedly both online and offline and travelers may use their headphones to best enjoy!
  • In case you need help, please contact [email protected]
  • Enjoy!

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