Mycenae was one of the most important palatial centers in ancient Greece. It first referred by Homer in his epics & its name was given to one of the greatest civilizations of Greek prehistory, the Mycenaean civilization. In accordance to mythology, Mycenae was founded by Perseus, son of Zeus & Danae. It reached its peak during the reign of Pelopidon dynasty. The first ruler of this dynasty was the Atreus whose successor was his son the "mythical" Agamemnon, who led the Greeks in the war against Troy. The Acropolis of Mycenae is built like a fortress in natural position. The most impressive monument to the visitor are the Cyclopean Walls surrounding the Acropolis of Mycenae. The walls exceed a height of 13 meters & a width of 8 meters & the construction is dated around 13 century B.C.