The archaeological site of Mycenae comprises the fortified acropolis on the top of the hill and surrounding funerary and residential developments outside it , mainly in the west and southwest . Most of the monuments that are visible today date back to the period of great prosperity of the palatial center from 1350 to 1200 BC
In a ravine , in 340 BC, Argos architect Polyclitus the Younger built , according to Pausanias , the theater of Epidaurus . Of all the ancient theaters of Epidaurus theater is the most beautiful and best preserved . The wonderful acoustics , but also very good condition maintained contributed to the creation of the Epidaurus festival , an institution that has been going on for many years .