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Athens: Acropolis Guided Walking Tour without Entry Ticket

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Discover Ancient Greece and visit the Acropolis, an ancient citadel above Athens. See the temple of Asclepius and the impressive Odeon of Herodes Atticus with your guide and hear about the history and mythology on this guided walking tour.

Highlights

  • Be transported back in time to ancient Greece as you visit the Acropolis of Athens
  • Admire incredible theaters and temples like the theater of Dionysus and the Athena Nike temple
  • Take advantage of the small group and have the chance to ask your guide questions
  • Learn about Greek gods and the fascinating mythology that is based on the archaeological site
  • Walk through the Propylaea, the gateway into the rocky citadel and gaze at Caryatides

Description

Explore the Acropolis of Athens, the site of the most celebrated Greek myths and significant religious festivals of ancient Athens with a guide. Gaze at the temple of Parthenon and the Propylaea, a monumental gateway into the Acropolis. Walk through the Acropolis dedicated to Athena, the goddess protector of the city. Learn about the long history of the capital of modern Greece. Visit the theater of Dionysus which holds 17,000 spectators and was used to host festivals honoring the birth of the Greek god. Be impressed by the Erechtheion, named after the demi-god Erechtheus and the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, a giant stone theater. Enjoy commentary from your guide about the ancient greek myths behind the ruins. Take a look at the Caryatid stone carvings and the Temple of Athena Nike, the smallest temple. After your tour, have free time to stay longer and explore the outstanding site at your own pace.

Includes

Guided tour of the Acropolis Licensed guide

Important Information

  • This tour requires walking uphill and on uneven surfaces To access the archaeological site and join this guided tour, it is necessary to have the entry ticket beforehand. This ticket can be obtained at any ticket office of any archaeological site in Athens as well as online. As a last resort, the guide can help you to make the purchase from your mobile devices, however, for this, you must go to the meeting point in advance

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund

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