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Athens City Tour with Acropolis Museum

Tour Description
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Panoramic city tour of Athens city centre including attractions such as the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Constitution Square and Panathenaic Stadium, followed by a guided tour of Acropolis to see the world-famous Parthenon temple, and the Acropolis Museum

Highlights

Acropolis Acropolis Museum Panathenaic Stadium Evzones Temple of Olympian Zeus Hadrian's Arch Greek Parliament Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Academy University National Library Constitution Square (Syntagma)

Included

Entrance fees to the Archaeological sites and Museum Professional guide Transport by luxury air-conditioned coach Pick up / drop off service from central hotels All taxes

Excluded

Personal expenses Gratuities

Please Note

Comfortable shoes, hat are recommended

Itinerary

The Athens half-day tour, depart for a photo stop at Panathinaiko Stadium where the first Olympic Games took place in 1896. It is the only stadium built out of white marble. Proceed, passing by Zappeion and Temple of Olympian Zeus. You will then pass the Athens Trilogy which includes the University of Athens, the Academy of Athens, and the National Library.

Continue passing by National Garden, Hadrian’s Arc, St. Paul’s Church, Parliament, Tomb of the Unknown soldier, Schliemann’s House (Numismatic Museum), Catholic Cathedral, Old Parliament, Constitution Square ,Russian Orthodox Church, and finally ACROPOLIS (visit Propylae the gateway, Temple of Athena Nike, Parthenon, Erechtheion with its Porch of Maidens). Stroll up to the UNESCO-listed site that served as the ancient citadel, and tour the buildings as you hear how they reflected Athens’ prosperity in the 5th century BC.

Continue the expert guided Athens sightseeing and museum tour with a pleasant short walk passing by Herodion and Dionysos Theater, in order to visit the ACROPOLIS museum. Avoid and skip the lines of the new museum. Main attractions such as votives, artifacts of every day life, statues from archaic period, Caryatids, and of course the Parthenon hall with the metopes, the pediments and the frieze will impress you.



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