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Classical Acropolis Walking Tour

Tour Number

Activity Level

383110


Categories

City, First Time Visitor, Museums / Culture, Youth and Family

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

Greek (fluent), German (advanced), French (advanced), English (fluent)

Private tour of the Acropolis & the Acropolis Museum


Discover the masterpieces of Ancient Greek Art and Architecture with this concise 4-hour tour in the city centre of Athens. Visit the sacred Acropolis Rock, where you can view the Parthenon, the symbol of Ancient Greek Democracy, the Erechteion, the mysterious cult center of Athene, the revamped Odeon of Herodes Atticus and the Theatre of Dionysus, the birthplace of Drama and Tragedy.

And the tour will continue with a visit to the spectacular New Acropolis Museum, a modern architectural jewel in the heart of what used to be Ancient Athens, where guests can look into the history of the city that gave the world Art, Democracy and Enlightenment.

View some of the finest examples of ancient Greek Art with the mysterious archaic statues, the elegant Karyatides and the unique in concept and artistic excellence Parthenon panels. Discover the mysteries of the architecture of the Parthenon and the hidden messages behind the decoration of the most beautiful temple ever built by the Ancient Greeks.

Itinerary

The walk includes a tour in the archaeological site of the Acropolis Rock and the Acropolis Museum.

The visit at the sacred Acropolis Rock will focus on the Acropolis Temples and monuments (the Parthenon, the Erechteion, the Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, etc. ) and the monuments on the southern slope of the Acropolis (the Theatre of Dionysus, the Temple of Asklepios, the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, etc).

The visit at the Museum will focus on the highlights of the Museum, shedding light on the importance of the Archaic and the Parthenon Galleries.

The tour can either start with the Acropolis or the Museum, depending on the weather conditions - and especially the heat - and the wishes of the guests. The duration of the tour can be flexible.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Entrance of the Acropolis Metro Station (Makrygianni street), OR your hotel lobby, in case your hotel is located in the city centre of Athens.

End location: Entrance of the Acropolis Metro Station (Makrygianni street), OR your hotel lobby, in case your hotel is located in the city centre of Athens.

Duration: 4 hours

Transportation

Walking sightseeing tour

What’s Included

My services as your private tour guide, licensed by the Greek Ministry of Tourism.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

25 Euros - €20 for the Acropolis (free entrance for visitors under the age of 18), €5 for the Acropolis Museum (€3 for visitors under the age of 18)

What’s Extra

-Entrance tickets to the Acropolis and the Acropolis Museum
-Coffee or beverages
-Any personal purchases or souvenirs

Restrictions

I am not a driver guide, but I can arrange transportation upon request.

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