|Small Group tour, max 18|
|Duration||3 ½ hours||Walking time||40 minutes|
|Guide||Local licensed guide||Walking pace||Moderate|
|Language||English||Entrance fees||(not included)|
Your Athens Walking Tours guide holding the orange colored Athens Walking Tours sign will pick you up from the “FRESKO” Yogurt Bar located on 3, Dionysiou Areopagitou st. which is at the beginning of the pedestrian walkway that takes you from Hadrian’s Arch to the Acropolis.
Please be at the meeting point at 11:15 am. This tour is a part of the tour “City Tour & Acropolis” which starts earlier. Our guide with his/her group will come to the meeting point between 11:15 am and 11:30 am the latest; she or he will be holding the orange colored Athens Walking Tours sign.
A visit to the Athens Acropolis
If your time is extremely limited and you really don’t want to leave Athens without seeing one of the most important world heritage sites on the planet we have the perfect solution. Reap all the advantages of an in depth comprehensive guided tour of the Acropolis and all its magnificent monuments with the concise Acropolis Tour.
You will enter the Acropolis from the south slope so as to avoid the crowds & also to visit the Dionysus sanctuary and Dionysus Theatre built in the 5th century BC. As you begin to ascend the sacred hill a breathtaking view of the city below will unfold. Your guide will give you a detailed explanation of the glorious monuments of the Acropolis such as, the Parthenon, the Erectheion, the Propylaia, the Nike Temple, the Agrippa Monument & the surrounding monuments such as the Herodes Atticus Odeon, the Ancient Agora, the Observatory as well as the Philopappos, Mars & Pnyx Hills.
Acropolis Museum – the definite must visit
The New Acropolis Museum was designed by Swiss architect Bernard Tschumi in co-operation with the Greek architect Michalis Photiadis. Its unique design has incorporated the excavations which are visible under stunning glass floors. The Acropolis masterpieces are marked out and given the prominence they deserve through the ideal interior atmosphere conditions, the natural lighting, as well as easy visitor access, panoramic views and excellent layout of the exhibition areas. It exhibits about 4,000 artifacts.
The tour ends on the Acropolis Museum at approx. 15:00 (3 pm)
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