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Athens City and Acropolis: 3-Hour Walking Tour6 Reviews
Explore the city of Athens on a guided walking tour. See the changing of the guard at the Greek Parliament in Syntagma Square. Admire the Temple of Zeus, the oldest temple in Europe. Visit the ancient Acropolis and marvel at the sweeping views!
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- See the changing of the guard at the Parliament Building in Syntagma Square
- Visit the Temple of Zeus, the oldest temple in Europe
- Tour the Acropolis and marvel at the incredible views of Athens, the port, and the sea
DescriptionBegin your tour of Athens in front of the Parliament building in Syntagma Square, where you’ll see the changing of the guard. From the city’s central historical district you’ll walk from the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier to the National Gardens, where you’ll enjoy a pleasant stroll to the neoclassical Zappeion Hall. Visit Europe’s oldest temple, the Temple of Zeus, Hadrian’s Arch, and the old Plaka district. The 3-hour guided tour continues with a visit to the Acropolis, where you’ll see the wonders of the Golden Age of Pericles. See the Propylea, the Temple of Nike, and the Parthenon. From the top of the hill you’ll have breathtaking views of the city and the sea. In addition, you’ll visit the Observatory, and Democracy, Philopappos, and Mars hills. Admire the Theater of Dionysos and the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, where ancient Greek drama was first staged. Your guided tour ends on the hill of the Acropolis.
IncludesOfficial English-speaking guide Free map of Athens and Greece
- Please wear appropriate shoes for walking. Some slippery surfaces may be encountered. The total distance covered is approximately 1,500 meters.