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Guided Walking Tour in Old Athens, Monastiraki + Plaka

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Take a wonderful walk through the unknown alleys and secret corners of Plaka. Lose yourself in the oldest part of the city and learn about the local corners of Athens.

Highlights

  • Explore the picturesque part of the old town of Athens, the Anafiotika
  • See beautiful old houses and chapels “carved” on the slopes of the Acropolis
  • See Plaka’s major monuments (the Roman Agora, the Tower of the Winds

Description

Enter a fascinating part of the city and discover with your knowledgeable local guide, its tranquil, picturesque and mystic hidden corners. For a while, forget the city sounds and feel like you're walking through the alleys of a Cycladic island, with a history of over 3,000 years.  Myth and history are intertwined with snapshots from the modern culture of Athens.  The tour begins at the lively, touristy area of Monastiraki Square, where you will discover the Flea Market and lots of souvenir shops at approximately 10:00 AM.  After that, Anafiotika, Plaka’s hidden gem and all its must-see treasures will be revealed to you with the help of your guide, while you experience an unforgettable journey of discovery.  Connect the dots between “yesterday” and “today” by letting your guide unveil unknown parts of history and significant details on historical buildings, beautiful old chapels and numerous monuments.  Find hidden gems of unspoiled beauty and magnificent views, and learn secrets unknown even to many Athenians. This is an ideal tour for photography lovers.  

Includes

Local tour leader Athens Guide magazine Athens map
Hotel pick-up and drop off service Food and beverages Gratuities (optional, usually 10%)

Important Information

  • -Confirmation will be received at time of booking -Please wear comfortable shoes and clothes -The tours take place in all weather conditions, rain or shine

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