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OVERVIEW: The Athens Full Day Walking Tour is a smart choice if one wants to get the 'lay of the land' while in Athens. You'll be observing and learning about both local modern life and ancient life. You'll visit the Acropolis, (Parthenon, Temple of Athena, Temple of Nike, Carytids, and Propylaea). Also, the new Acropolis Museum, Monasteraki, the Plaka, lunchtime, the Ancient Agora, Hadrian's Arch and Temple of Olympian Zeus.
INCLUDED: Licensed professional guide
NOT INCLUDED: Entrance fees, lunch and gratuities (appreciated when deserved)
HIGHLIGHTS: Your guide picks you up at your hotel to visit the "Crown Jewel of Athens", the Acropolis, with the famed Parthenon, Temple of Athena, Temple of Nike, and Propylaea. Then we visit the new Acropolis Museum, where many of the treasures found at the Acropolis are exhibited. Next, we'll go to Monasteraki and Plaka. Here you can shop, have a Mediterranean lunch and/or take advantage of the photo opportunities of temple ruins, byzantine churches, and the cobble stoned alleyways.Visit the Ancient Agora where Socrates taught, Apostle Paul spoke, and democracy was created. Also, here we see the small museum in the rebuilt Stoa of Attalos. We end off with a short walk to the massive Temple of Olympian Zeus and Hadrian's arch (free with Acropolis ticket).
FYI: Our licensed guides are highly educated in the history, religion, art, architecture and archaeology of Greece. So, ask all the questions you like AND hear the answers as you are in your own private' group. You are never combined with an impersonal group of strangers.We're happy to oblige you if you would like to request an alternate to this itinerary as all our walking tours are open for your suggestions.
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