On this walking tour you will discover the glorious past of the city of Athens, one of the oldest cities in the world.
|TOUR CODE NUMBER||CHT-Tour#1B|
|MEETING POINT||Departure from Hotel Amalia (on Amalias Avenue number 10 in the center of Athens, opposite to the National Garden).
Please be at the meeting point by 09.30 AM.
|DEPARTURE TIME||09.45 AM|
|RETURN TIME||12:45 PM|
|MAX GROUP SIZE||22 persons|
|WALKING TIME||1 hour|
|ENTRANCE FEES||Admission fee for the Acropolis is not included.
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Prices of the entrance tickets are subject to changes without prior notice.
|FAQ ABOUT ACROPOLIS||For information about Acropolis please click here.|
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The Acropolis, the landmark of Greece!
Our walking tour begins with a visit to the Parliament building in Syntagma square with the changing of the Guards.
From the very heart of Athens Syntagma square we will continue through the National Gardens, the neoclassical Zappeion conference center (The oldest in Europe), the temple of Olympian Zeus, Hadrian’s Arch and across to the old town, Plaka district.
On our way to the Acropolis, we will pass the new Acropolis Museum, home to the exhibits found during the many years of excavations on the Acropolis.
We will enter the Acropolis from the southern side, to first visit the Ancient Theatre of Dionysus built in the 5th century BC, dedicated to the god of wine making.
As we ascend up to the Acropolis (also called the Sacred Hill), we have a lovely view of modern Athens.
Our guide will give you all the relevant information about the many monuments on and around the Acropolis:
- The famous Parthenon, the most important monument of Ancient Greek civilization, dedicated to Athena the patron goddess of Athens
- The Erechtheion, located on the most sacred part of the hill
- The Temple of Nike
- The Agrippa Monument
- The Herodes Atticus Theater, built in 160 AD is used in the Athens Summer Festival to house world famous performers creating a marvelous, unforgettable experience
- The Observatory
- Philopappos Hill or (Muses Hill), from where you can have a fantastic view of the Acropolis and all of Athens
- Mars or Areopagus Hill
- Pnyx Hill, where the ancient Athenians gathered for political discussions
The tour ends on the hill of the Acropolis around 1.00 pm.