Looking through my pictures of Greece before setting off for Athens tomorrow, I found this one of Ancient Tiryns, a UNESCO World Heritage Site on the Peloponnese.

Ancient Tiryns, Greece

The East Casemates of Ancient Tiryns

Less visited than some other sites on the Peloponnese, Ancient Tiryns was a Bronze Age hill fort with a palace, temples, walls and tunnels. In ancient times it was associated with Heracles, and Homer refers to it in The Iliad as “mighty walled Tiryns”. This picture is of the East Casemates, vaulted chambers built into the ramparts for military purposes

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