Tagged: Palace of Nestor

Palace of Nestor opens its gates after three years of restoration

The Mycenaean Palace of Nestor reopens to visitors on June 12 after three years of restoration which cost 2.5 million euros, the Culture Ministry announced on Tuesday. The mythical palace in Peloponnese is considered to be the best example of a well-preserved Mycenaean palace throughout Greece. Located about four kilometers south of the village of […]

Ancient warrior’s tomb, treasure hoard found in Greece

US archaeologists in Greece have uncovered the skeleton of an ancient warrior that has lain undisturbed for more than 3,500 years along with a huge hoard of treasure, the Greek culture ministry announced Monday. The treasure is “the most important to have been discovered in 65 years” in continental Greece, the ministry said. The wooden […]