The Acropolis & Acropolis Museum Walking Private Tour
A sightseeing tour in Acropolis & Acropolis Museum private tour is like:
Itinerary: Plaka – Ancient Agora – Thiseio – Temple of Vulcan – Roman agora – Hadrian’s Arch – Temple of Zeus – House of Parliament – Unknown Soldier – Change of the Guards – Panathenian Stadium – Ex Royal House – New Acropolis museum – Lycabettus Hill
Visits: Plaka – Ancient Agora – Temple of Zeus – Hadrian’s Arch – the Parliament – Unknown Soldier – changing of the guards – Panathenian Stadium – the new Acropolis museum – Lycabettus Hill
HIGHLIGHTS OF ACROPOLIS & ACROPOLIS MUSEUM WALKING PRIVATE TOUR
- 4 hours afternoon sightseeing private tour of Athens
- Combination of Athens modern and classical sites by our expert guides
- Exploration of the New Acropolis Museum, the Acropolis which established as the trade mark of Athens.
- Highlights of modern Athens, including neighborhoods, Plaka, Constitution Square, Panathenian Stadium, Kolonaki-the high end of Athens, Lecabettus-the highest hill of Athens
- The ancient agora, where most of the philosophers, artists, scientists, and Apostle Paul used to spent their time.
- English speaking driver, willing to answer your questions about Athens, its history and monuments
- Pickup and drop off from your hotel in Athens or from the Port of Piraeus
WHAT TO EXPECT FROM ACROPOLIS MUSEUM WALKING PRIVATE TOUR
Your Athens private tour, starts from the impressive new museum of Acropolis. It is about the best museum in the world, as it was voted by UK journalists. Admire the wonders of the classical era, the statues and the incredible art samples which are being there.
Later in your Athens private tour you will reach to Plaka (the neighborhood of the Gods) the old city of Athens, where you have the feeling that you are in an older era.
There you have the opportunity to visit the Lysikrates monument, the church of St. Nikolaos Rangavas (11th Century) and the Roman market before reaching and visit the Greek Agora along with the amazing temple of Hephaistos (5th Cent. B.C.). The ancient agora, was a place for political gatherings and debate, for elections, religious occasions and trading activities, theatrical performances and athletic competitions.
- The order of the program can be changed, due to certain restrictions in the visiting hours of the New Acropolis Museum. In this case, you can visit another museum that would be open.
- The Panathenaic Stadium, where the first of the modern times Olympic Games were held, will be visited if by any chance the Ancient Agora is not accessible.