Ancient Athens Tour: Acropolis, Parthenon & Acropolis Museum
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Ancient Athens Tour: Acropolis, Parthenon & Acropolis Museum

Highlights

  • Skip the lines at the Acropolis and museum
  • Licensed official guides
  • 24h cancellation policy
  • See all the major sights; Acropolis, Parthenon, Porch of the Caryatids and the theatre of Dionysus.
  • Fun and easy walking tour to the birthplace of democracy and the modern world

Description

Explore the history of Athens on a walking tour with a private guide or in a group tour. Start at the city's most monumental site, the iconic Acropolis. Admire the astonishing collection of sculptures that describe more than 2,500 years of history, from the glorious first theater of humanity at the Theater of Dionysus to the Healing Temple of Asclepius and the Odeon of Herodes Atticus.See the Temple of Athena Nike (Temple of Wingless Victory), the gateway of the Propylaea, the Porch of the Caryatids at the Erechtheion, and the crowning glory of the Parthenon.Your licensed guide will explain the roles the various monuments played at the center of classical civilization in the western hemisphere before taking you to the new state-of-the-art Acropolis Museum, where relics from Ancient Greece await your discovery in spectacular displays.Start with magnificent Acropolis monuments and walk around the iconic Parthenon.You enter through the South Slopes, and on the way up, you admire the Ancient Theater of Dionysus on your right hand. Be part of the theater's spectators and listen to the stories and descriptions of your archaeologist guide. Walk up and pass by the concert hall of Herodes Atticus, still used today by Modern Athenians as a music hall. Walk under the Propylaia Gates and admire the great Parthenon temple.Make your way downhill and walk in the new state-of-the-art Acropolis museum designed by the famous architect Bernard Tschumi.Explore the world heritage galleries and walk over the glass floors looking down to the ruins and buildings of Ancient Athens city. 

What's Included

Included:

  • Licensed official guides

Not included:

  • Entrance Fees

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