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Guided Walking Tour: Athens City of Rebellion

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Explore iconic sites that bear witness to Athens’ history of struggle, from the city’s resistance against the Ottoman Empire to its modern fight for social justice.

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  • Get to know how Athenians' spirit of resistance was shaped by recent history
  • Learn what Greeks really want you to know
  • Connect with the city in a meaningful way


This is a major subject when it comes to Athens, but travellers often don't get to know anything of it. On this tour, you'll discover the stories of Greek rebellion, from the heroic acts of individuals who became legends to the massive popular movements of Athenians hoping for freedom in the face of fascism, violence, and governmental oppression. After Monastiraki and Syntagma, explore the vibrant neighborhood of Exarchia, the current hotbed of resistance and activism that welcomes anarchists, refugees, queers, and artists. Immerse yourself in the community’s creative energy and learn about its ongoing role in Athens’ battle for social justice. Experience this unique walking tour and see for yourself how Athens’ spirit of resistance continues to inspire and shape its future.



Important Information

  • The tour capacity is limited to 12 people. Athens is hot in the summer: make sure you bring a hat, sunscreen, water and comfortable shoes. The tour will start in Monastiraki Square (in front of the Church) and will end at Exarchia Square, a great place to continue your exploration (we'll give you our tips at the end to enjoy the area!).

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