Guided By:  Konstadinos

Athens and It's History

Location
Athens, Greece
Tour Fee
$318
Duration
6 hrs
Tour Description
For those who seek the perfect city, this is Athens, which combines the old with the new, the modern with the history so perfectly.Your private tour will start with the Acropolis site, a complex of buildings that includes the Parthenon (main temple), Erectheion (the temple with the 6 female figures, Caryatides), Temple of Athena Nike (Wingless Goddess), Propylaia (the monumental Gate), Odeon of Herodus Atticus, Dionysus theater and finally the Mars Hill or Areios Pagos (the first ancient court and the place that St. Paul preached Christianity for the fist time in Athens).

Our next stop will be the Temple Of the Olympian Zeus (the largest temple in Hellenic and Roman times), the Panathenian Stadium (the stadium of the first Olympic Games on 1896) , the memorial of the Unknown soldier and the changing of the Guards (Euzones) in front of the Greek Parliament, opposite the Syntagma or Constitutional square.

After that let's see the Trilogy of Athens (the Academy, the First University of Athens and the National Greek Library) and finally the Lycabettus Hill (the highest point of Athens)and don't forget to take some pictures and a memory in your mind and heart of the entire city.

We will also drive through Plaka (the oldest neighborhood in Athens) the picturesque quarter of the city, where there are little shops with handmade crafts and gifts for you to buy and Monastiraki (Flea Market), where you can have a pleasant walk and shopping with your friends and family.

Finally, explore the New Acropolis Museum where you can see the marbles of the Parthenon and a superb collection of artifacts and relics found on the Acropolis excavations or the National Archaeological Museum of Athens, almost twice the size of the previous one that houses some of the most important artifacts from a variety of archaeological locations not only Greece, but Middle East and the Balkans as well from prehistory to late antiquity.
Special Considerations
I will pick you up from your hotel, apartment or cruise ship.
Athens airport has an extra 30 euro charge
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