4 Top sights to visit with a Private Tour in Athens
Athens the city that gave birth to democracy the sciences and the arts of civilization. Consisting of a large city center, Athens presents a blend of historical and modern features. This city is known for its monuments and archaeological sites all over the world. In order to see the most essential tourist attractions in Athens it would be a great idea to book a Private tour in Athens.
This is an overview of the top tourist attractions in Athens
It is certainly the first monument should visit someone arriving in Greece. The Acropolis is the most important monument of ancient Athens and espesially the Parthenon. The Acropolis was the center of the ancient city and functioned as a citadel in its protected hilltop location. This sight is the most famous ancient site in the Western world and its attracts three million visitors every year.
2. Acropolis Museum
Below the Acropolis hilltop, there is the Acropolis Museum. This museum inaugurated in June 2009 and contains one of the most valuable collections of ancient Greek art, including the famous statues of the goddess Athena. There, you will see archaic and classical finds from the Acropolis site as the half of the pieces are originals, while the remainder are white plaster copies.
3. Benaki Museum
The Benaki Museum, housed in the Benaki family’s former mansion. There, you wll see the outstanding collection of art representing various stages of Greek culture. For history lovers, there is a huge variety of sculptures, ceramics, jewelleries, paintings, furniture and costumes.
4.Temple of Poseidon, Cape Sounion
The Temple of Poseidon is also one of the most famous monuments in Athens. Built as a place of worship to the god of the sea, Poseidon, and originally made up of 34 white marble Doric columns but 15 of which remain. There, you will enjoy the spectacular view and you will see one of the mostoutstanding sunsets.
Learn about Greek history with an Athens Sightseeing Private Tour
Enjoy an Athens Sightseeing Private tour in Athens with a licensed tour guide under request. Out professional drivrs can lead you through the city’s highlights such as the Acropolis, Acropolis Museums, the Temple of Zeus, Benaki Museum and other archaeological sites depending on your preference and your available time.