Acropolis and Acropolis Museum guided walking tour in Athens
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Acropolis and Acropolis Museum guided walking tour in Athens

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Based on 3 reviews
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£42.00
Free cancellation
language
Language: English
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Mobile voucher accepted
duration
Duration: 4 hours
Do this because
  • Explore Greece's ancient sites with an archaeologist
  • Visit the hilltop monuments of the Acropolis, including the Parthenon
  • Admire Athens' breathtaking skyline from the top of the Acropolis
  • Get insights of the daily lives of ancient Greek at the Acropolis Museum
What to expect

With this tour you will get to explore one of the most significant landmarks of the western civilization, the Acropolis of Athens and the world-renowned Acropolis Museum.

First you will meet your private guide – an experienced archeologist and then start your unique guided walking tour of Athens. You will enter from the south slope of the acropolis and then set off on a leisure walking tour next to some of the world’s finest monuments. Along the way, you will learn many interesting insights of the citadel’s ruins, including excavation details by your knowledgeable guide.

Next you will visit the Theater of Dionysus — an amphitheater that is arguably the birthplace of the performing arts. Perch yourself on one of the stone seats and imagine the sights and sounds experienced by ancient theater-goers, who came to watch plays by Greek writers Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides. You will also pass by the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, the theater is still used today during the Athens Festival from May to October.

Next you will visit Asclepius Temple – a healing temple that honored the god of medicine Asclepius, before continuing to one of the most recognized buildings on the planet: the Parthenon. You will meander around the perimeter of the temple and learn more about how it was constructed to honor the Goddess Athena.

Once you familiarize yourself with the site's classical architecture, you will head indoors to the Acropolis Museum for a brief break. Ranked one of the top five museums in the world, the Acropolis Museum boasts collections of statues and other relics of the everyday life of ancient Greeks, in several galleries. In the Gallery of the Slopes of the Acropolis, you will have the chance to experience a glass floor, that occasionally reveals an archeological excavation site.

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What's included
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Where

Athanasiou Diakou 16, Athens, Greece

Meeting point:
Meet your guide and check in for your tour inside tours and activities office at Athanasiou Diakou street 16
What to remember
  • Guests under 25 years old and EU citizens should bring their passports or IDs to confirm their age and get the discounted entrance tickets at the entrance gates. Without a passport or ID there will be an extra charge on the spot
  • Please make sure to wear comfortable shoes and hats especially during the warm months of May to October
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Provider
Athens Walks Tour Company
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

What people say about this experience

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  • Bernhard

    From United States of America - April 2024

    Travelled as a couple

     

    55 - 64 years old

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    5/5

    Alles prima en op tijd geregeld. Leuke gids die goed contact met de groep maakte

  • Jayne Smith

    From United Kingdom - July 2023

    Travelled with family

     

    45 - 54 years old

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    5/5

    Your guide, Maria, was excellent. She was extremely knowledgeable & made the whole experience what it was. Being our first time in Athens, I think it ...

  • Xavier

    From Belgium - May 2023

    Travelled as a couple

     

    35 - 44 years old

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    5/5

    La jeune guide Anna alliait à la fois les informations historiques et artistiques de qualité, le tout avec humour et une ********** humeur très commun ...

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