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Acropolis Sightseeing Walking Tour

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One for all you History buffs - discover Athens' Ancient history on this fascinating city walking tour with your local guide. Venture inside the ancient Acropolis and admire just how this ancient monument towers above the city below.
You'll also see such sites as the House of Parliament and the Plaka as you soak up the local scene.

You will enjoy a profound and detailed explanation of the history of its monuments by our knowledgeable licensed guides. On the way to the Acropolis you will also see the Dionysus Sanctuary, the Philopapos Hill, the Herodion Theatre and the Mars Hill.

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Duration Dep.Location Price
 2906 Daily
 ~3 Hours
Athens

from 36,00€

Cultural & Theme Tours, Family Friendly Tours, Classical Tours, Tours & Sightseeing
Sightseeing
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
1 Day Tours
Athens
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  • Walking tour around the ancient Acropolis in Athens
  • See archaeological exhibits at the Syntagma Metro station
  • Soak up the atmosphere of ancient Athens, as you explore the Plaka's paved streets
  • Enjoy spectacular views from the Parthenon, which crowns the Acropolis
  • Professional local guide

Inclusions:

Exclusions:

  • Athens Guide magazine
  • Athens Map
  • Professional guide
  • Entrance fees (12EUR approximately: ticket is valid to visit ancient sites over multiple days)
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified

Syntagma Metro station, where your tour begins contains many archaeological exhibits including ancient grave stones, an aqueduct from the 5th century BC, pottery, a 2,000-year old beehive and a mosaic from the 5th century AD.

You will then see the House of the Greek Parliament, former Palace. Walking through the Syntagma Square, the heart of the city, you come either to Sotira of Lycodimos or the Kottakis Church both beautiful Byzantine churches which you are going to visit.

Continue strolling through the Plaka's paved streets before arriving at the Lysicrates Monument from the 4th century BC and the remnants of an old Christian Church. A ten-minute walk up the beautiful Dionyssiou Areopagitou pedestrian walkway will bring you to the Acropolis, crowned by the Parthenon, with its spectacular views over the city below.

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Departure Point: Tour departs from inside the Syntagma Metro Station.

  • The meeting point is easy to locate and your guide will be waiting for you.

Departure Time:  9:30am

Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

Return details: Concludes at 12:30pm

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