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Athens: Agora, Plaka & Monastiraki Private Tour

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Enjoy a stroll in the city and the Ancient Agora, the cradle of democracy, on this 3-hour guided tour with an expert.

Highlights

  • Visit the Temple of Hephaestus and the Ancient Agora
  • Walk in the city flea market
  • Visit the cathedral of Athens and the Hadrian's Library
  • Feel the pulse of the city and learn about the local culture

Description

Meet your expert private guide in Syntagma square and start your tour. Walking along Mitropoleos Street, arrive at the Metropolis Athens Cathedral which marks the borders to the Old Town of Athens, the Plaka. Follow your guide through Plaka’s alleys to discover its treasures one by one. See the Roman Forum, the Tower of the Winds, the Metresse, Hadrian’s Library and Tzistarakis Mosque. Continue to Monastiraki Square and to the busy and colorful Flea Market, and Avyssinias square with the antique dealers.  At the Ancient Agora, see where ancient Greeks used to trade and gather to discuss city matters, creating the concept of democracy. See the South Stoa, the Tholos, the Monument of the Eponymous Heroes, the Altar of the Twelve Gods, the Temple of Hephaestus, and much more. Visit the beautiful Agora Museum in the Attalos Stoa, and see a rich selection of artifacts used in the daily life of the Athenians. 

Includes

Local licensed guide Private tour Athens Guide magazine Athens map
Entrance fees (approx. €8) Hotel pick-up and drop off Gratuities (optional) Food and drinks

Important Information

  • Please wear comfortable shoes, and bring a hat and a bottle of water
  • Bring a sweater if you are visiting in the early spring or autumn
  • Entrance fees are not included; the Acropolis, the Temple of Zeus and the Acropolis Museum tickets cost €8 for adults and €4 for students
  • The tour duration is 3 hours, which includes around 40 minutes of walking, the distance covered is around 1.5 miles, with many stops in shady corners
  • The walking pace is moderate and suitable for everyone
  • The tour is conducted in English (unless another language is agreed upon)
  • There are restrooms along the route.

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

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