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.


  • 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


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.


Guided tour of the Acropolis Licensed guide

Important Information

  • This tour requires walking uphill and on uneven surfaces. The ticket must be bought previously by the visitor. You can buy it online. For the tour of 8:15 you'll have to buy the ticket for the time slot 8:00-9:00 and for the tour of 17:00 the ticket for 17:00-18:00. If you buy it at the ticket office, you have to go to the ticket office area of the South entrance around 30 minutes before the tour time so that you have time to buy them while waiting in line. Once they give you the tickets, you have to go to the meeting point that is less than 2 minutes walk from the ticket office. Ticket office location: Meeting point location:

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