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  • Acropolis: Guided Walking Tour with Entrance Ticket

    1. Acropolis: Guided Walking Tour with Entrance Ticket

    Enjoy a leisurely stroll along the tree-lined streets to the foothills of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Acropolis of Athens, an ancient citadel and one of the world’s most revealing archaeological sites. Head for the south slope of the Acropolis to avoid the main crowds. Pick up your tickets and make your way inside to see the ancient treasures that await

    Visit the Theatre of Dionysus, a 5th-century amphitheater regarded as the birthplace of the performing arts. Hear about its history and imagine it filled with the theatergoers of Ancient Greece. Stop at the Dionysus Sanctuary, dedicated to the Greek god of wine and fertility. Once inside the Acropolis, get up close with important sights like the Propylaea gateway, Erechtheion, Temple of Athena Nike, and Parthenon. Learn the history of these fascinating ruins from your guide. Once at the summit of the sacred h...

    Great tour and tour guide!! She brought illustrations of historical stages which help me understand what the structures looked like as a point of reference. She was very passionate and informative. Best tour have done so far in Greece.

  • Athens: Acropolis Regular Entry Ticket with a Booking Fee

    2. Athens: Acropolis Regular Entry Ticket with a Booking Fee

    Visit the Acropolis, one the most famous landmarks in Greece. To see one of the world's most visited sites, book this skip-the-ticket-line admission to avoid the long wait at the ticket office. Receive your ticket by email, go directly to the ticket-validating machines at the entrance and scan it. Enter the site either from the Main Entrance, near Thissio metro station, or the South Entrance close to the Acropolis metro station. Walk uphill and explore the famous site at your own pace. Take as much as time as you need. Walk into the Theater of Dionysus and then, see the UNESCO-listed Parthenon Temple, which is dedicated to Athena, the goddess of wisdom and war. Visit the Propylaea, the temple of Athena Nike, Erechtheion, and see the Odeon of Herodes Atticus. Wander around all sides of the hill and get some marvellous views of the capital of Greece. See the surrounding mountains and the ...

    A must if you are in Athens. breathtaking. There was no queue to skip due to covid but was easy and mobile ticket worked perfectly.

  • Athens: Acropolis, Parthenon, & Acropolis Museum Guided Tour

    3. Athens: Acropolis, Parthenon, & Acropolis Museum Guided Tour

    Meet your private guide, an experienced archaeologist, and then start your unique combination of a tour. Enter from the south slope of the acropolis and set off on your leisurely walking tour of some of the world’s finest monuments.

    Along the way, listen as your guide shares knowledgeable insight into the citadel’s ruins including excavation details. Visit the Theater of Dionysus, an amphitheater that is arguably the birthplace of performing arts.

    Perch yourself on a stone seat to imagine the sights and sounds experienced by ancient theatergoers who came to watch plays by Greek writers Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides.

    Also, pass the Odeon of Herodes Atticus; the theater is still used today during the Athens Festival from May to October. Find peace and quiet at an Asclepius, a healing temple that ...

    Our tour & guide were great!! We learned so much abo9ut the Acropolis & Athen's history that we wouldn't have known without this tour. Would highly recommend!!!

  • Acropolis: Entrance Ticket and Guided Walking Tour

    4. Acropolis: Entrance Ticket and Guided Walking Tour

    Explore the monuments of the Acropolis on a customizable morning or afternoon walking tour. Visit the Parthenon, and learn the fascinating history of the most important classical site in the western world. Join a licensed archaeologist guide, and admire an astonishing collection of sculptures that tell more than 2,500 years of history, from the 1st theater of human civilization at the Theater of Dionysus, to the healing Temple of Asclepius, and Odeon of Herodes Atticus. See the Temple of Athena Nike (Temple of Wingless Victory), and the gateway to the Propylaeum. Go to the remains of the Porch of the Caryatids at the Erechtheum. Marvel at the crowning glory of the Acropolis at the iconic Parthenon (entrance fee not included and will need to be paid on the day), from where almost all of Athens can be seen.

    Excellent and powerfull, our guide Kimon was really wonderfull, amazing and so interesting !!! We appreciated a lot and thank you again

  • Athens: Pre-Booked, Skip-the-Line Ticket to the Acropolis

    5. Athens: Pre-Booked, Skip-the-Line Ticket to the Acropolis

    This is your chance to visit Acropolis, the most famous monument of ancient Greece. Collect your ticket from the local supplier's office close to the south entrance, skip the ticket lines and then go directly to the ticket-validating machines at the entrance. Walk uphill and explore the unique landmark at your own pace. You have as much time as you need. Acropolis is an archaeological wonder, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and one of the most instantly recognizable landmarks of Athens. Walk into the Theater of Dionysus and see the UNESCO-listed impressive Parthenon Temple which is dedicated to Athena, the goddess of war. Visit the Propylaea, the temple of Athena Nike, Erechtheion and see the Odeon of Herodes Atticus from the top. You can walk to all sides of the hill and awe at the marvelous views of Athens, the surrounding mountains and of course the Aegean sea. Towering over the capit...

    Great directions to get to where you convert your voucher, close to the museum and helped save us time. We entered right in without waiting. Well worth it.

  • Acropolis: Evening Tour With a German-Speaking Guide

    6. Acropolis: Evening Tour With a German-Speaking Guide

    Meet your licensed guide, an experienced archaeologist, and walk to the Acropolis, one of the most important collections of ancient buildings in the world. Learn about the history of the hilltop, with evidence of habitation stretching back over 6,000 years. Explore the construction of its most famous buildings, including the venerable Parthenon, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Porch of the Caryatids at the Erechtheion, and the gateway to the Propylaea. As the sun sinks into the gulf, the twilight illuminates these ancient buildings in a timeless glow that conjures the spirit of 2,500 years of history. Admire the Theater of Dionysus, the first theater of human civilization, and the healing Temple of Asclepius. Listen as your guide talks about the importance of this place to classical civilization in the western hemisphere.

  • Athens: The Acropolis Walking Tour in German or Dutch

    7. Athens: The Acropolis Walking Tour in German or Dutch

    This Acropolis tour starts at the side entrance of the hill and first takes you to the theater of Dionysos. Experience the theater of Dionysos, as you grab a spot on one of the ancient seats. Discover the birthplace of ancient Greek theater and continue your way up along the southern and sunny side of the Acropolis hill, passing by the remains of the first hospital in Athens, and the Odeion of Herodus Atticus. Marvel at the Propylaea, as you pass through this monumental entrance gate before you reach the top of the Acropolis. Here, you will take in views of the three temples: the Parthenon, the Erechteion, and the Nike Temple. Discover the tricks the architects used to build the monument and hear the myths that surround them. The Acropolis tour ends on top of the hill, where you can enjoy a 360° view of Athens.

    Zeer interessante tour met heel enthousiaste gids. Een must voor elke trip naar Athene.

  • Athens Half-Day Private City Tour

    8. Athens Half-Day Private City Tour

    Discover the cradle of civilization, birthplace of democracy, and home of philosophy on a private half-day tour of Athens. You will experience some of the greatest monuments ever built, with visits to all the major attractions, from the site of the first modern Olympics, to the former Royal Palace. The 4.5-hour tour takes in the Panathenaic Stadium, the only marble stadium in the world. Built over the ruins of the ancient Roman stadium of Athens, it was where the first modern Olympic Games took place in 1896. Continue to the famous Arch of Emperor Hadrian, and the Temple of Olympian Zeus, dedicated to the King of the Olympian Gods, and the largest temple of the ancient world. Go to the Acropolis, considered a work of architectural perfection. Admire the Theater of Dionysus, the first theater ever built in the world. You will also see the Odeon of Herod the Atticus, and go to the Hill ...

    The tour guide was friendly and very knowledgeable, gave us time to visit explore and take photos, recommend him to others

  • Acropolis & Museum Guided Tour without Tickets

    9. Acropolis & Museum Guided Tour without Tickets

    Enjoy a leisurely stroll to the foothills of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Acropolis of Athens, an ancient citadel and one of the world’s most revealing archaeological sites. Head for the south slope of the Acropolis to avoid the main crowds. Then, pay your entrance fee and make your way inside to see the bounty of ancient treasures that await. Along the way, visit the Theatre of Dionysus, a 5th-century amphitheater that is often cited as the birthplace of the performing arts. Hear about its history and imagine it filled with the theatergoers of Ancient Greece. Stop at the Dionysus Sanctuary, dedicated to the Greek god of wine and fertility. Once inside the Acropolis, get up-close to important sights, such as the Propylaea gateway, Erechtheion, Temple of Athena Nike, and Parthenon. Pause to take photos of these fascinating ruins, and learn their history from your guide. Once a...

    I had never imagined it to be this good. Special thanks to your guide Adriana (Adana, or something). She was Super knowledgeable, friendly, smiles all the time. It made the tour such a memorable and enriching one. Thank you.

  • Acropolis: Private Guided Tour

    10. Acropolis: Private Guided Tour

    Visit the Acropolis, the iconic landmark of metropolitan Athens, on a 2-hour private guided tour for up to 5 persons. Explore this protected Word Heritage Site with your private licensed archeologist guide. The tour begins in the late afternoon when the temperatures are cooler and you can take in the views over the city at sunset. You’ll also skip the morning lines and visit the popular monuments when they’re not as crowded. Visit the Parthenon, the Erechtheum, the Temple of Athena Nike, and the Theater of Dionysus. Tour the site at your own pace on this private tour and learn about the history of the monuments from your knowledgeable guide.

    We really enjoyed our tour guide and the opportunity to tailor our visit and ask detailed questions about specific areas of interest. She was so knowledgeable and engaging. Well worth it!

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What people are saying about Theatre of Dionysus

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 3,331 reviews

This was an excellent tour. Our guide was very knowledgeable, we learned a lot about the history of the area. I also loved the fact that we were in a small group of 6, making it so much easier to move around and to have our questions answered. I definitely would recommend this tour to anyone visiting Athens

Kimon was an amazing guide! He was flexible, which was perfect because it allowed our group to move at our own pace. He was also funny and very informative. Definitely check out this tour of the Parthenon, acropolis, royal gardens, temple of Zeus, arch of Hadrian, syntagma square and changing of the guard.

Great tour and tour guide!! She brought illustrations of historical stages which help me understand what the structures looked like as a point of reference. She was very passionate and informative. Best tour have done so far in Greece.

Our tour & guide were great!! We learned so much abo9ut the Acropolis & Athen's history that we wouldn't have known without this tour. Would highly recommend!!!

This was a great tour. The guide was very informative and provided valuable context to what we saw.