Acropolis Walking Tour Including Syntagma Square and Historical City Centre
- Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
- Informative, friendly and professional guide
- Fully narrated tour
After admiring the artifacts, your guide will introduce you to the Greek Parliament House, formerly a palace. Stop for photos by the stately structure, and then take a stroll through the historical part of the city. Continue strolling through the streets, seeing historical landmarks such as the Zeus Temple alongside other fine architecture. A leisurely paced 10-minute walk up the pedestrian walkway of Dionysiou Areopagitou leads to the Acropolis of Athens, crowned by the Parthenon with its spectacular views over the city below. On the way to the acropolis you will also see Dionysious Sanctuary, Philopapos Hill, the Odeon of Herodes Atticus and Mars Hill.
The tour finishes at the acropolis' summit, where your guide will offer some tips for other places to see independently in Athens.
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Acropolis Walking Tour
- Professional guide
- Entrance fee to the Acropolis of Athens (12 euros approximately; ticket is valid to visit ancient sites for multiple days)
- Gratuities (optional)
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Food and drinks
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Please note that the tour itinerary may be subject to change
Reviewed by: nz_robyn, October 2015
This was a great tour. Our tour guide was very informative and interesting. We started from syntagma square and gradually walked our way up to the Acropolis. An easy pace, we stopped along the way to view changing of the guards and the temple of Zeus and our guide pointed out many other local landmarks. She also made sure we were in the shade as she talked to us about the history and the sites we were seeing.
Walking up to the Acropolis was made easy as we stopped in the shade and listened to our guide explain various historical details about the sites.
We both found the tour informative, unhurried and our guide was wonderful.
I would highly recommend this tour .
Reviewed by: Candi W, October 2015
Highlights included the changing of the guard at the Tomb of the Unknown - somber and impressive, Temple of Zeus, the Queen's Garden, Zappa's Venue, the Plaka and of course the Parthenon. We began at Symtagna Station with our entertaining and knowledgeable guide, Aristotle. He was able to answer any questions concerning Athens no matter what era of its history. His commentary was informative and he was unhurried as he moved us through the various sites.