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Athens City Tour Parthenon - Acropolis museum, Private (gup 1-7 p)

Take a sight-seeing tour with us and discover the history and secrets of the most famous city of the antiquity. We will visit Acropolis and Parthenon and make a stop at Mars Hill, where democracy was born, and Apostle Paul delivered his speech that introduced the ancient Greeks to God. In the world-renowned museum of Acropolis we can have a better understanding of the role of Parthenon in the course of the western civilization and admire the finer details of the beauty of this magnificent construction. A ride through the heart of the city will let us admire Panathenaic stadium, the stadium that hosted the first modern Olympics in 1896. Take a closer look of the neo-classical buildings of the Parliament, the National Library, the Academy and the University of Athens.

per adult from

$228

AUD

Duration

6 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • Private Transportation with Luxury Mercedes Mini Van
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • English Speaking Driver - Guide
    • Bottle of water
    • Wifi in vehicle
    What's excluded :
    • Entry/Admission - Parthenon
    • Entry/Admission - Acropolis Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Olympian Zeus
    • Entry/Admission - Panathenaic Stadium
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Parthenon, Acropolis Top of Dionyssiou Areopagitou, Athens 105 58 Greece

    The Acropolis of Athens is an ancient citadel located on a rocky outcrop above the city of Athens and contains the remains of several ancient buildings of great architectural and historic significance.


    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Acropolis Museum, Dionysiou Areopagitou 15, Athens 117 42 Greece

    In the world-renowned museum of Acropolis, we can have a better understanding of the role of Parthenon in the course of the western civilization and admire the finer details of the beauty of this magnificent construction

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Temple of Olympian Zeus, Leoforos Vasilissis Olgas Leoforos Amalias, Athens 105 57 Greece

    The Temple of Olympian Zeus (Greek: Ναός του Ολυμπίου Διός, Naós tou Olympíou Diós), also known as the Olympieion or Columns of the Olympian Zeus, is a former colossal temple at the center of the Greek capital Athens. It was dedicated to "Olympian" Zeus, a name originating from his position as head of the Olympian gods. Construction began in the 6th century BC during the rule of the Athenian tyrants, who envisaged building the greatest temple in the ancient world, but it was not completed until the reign of the Roman Emperor Hadrian in the 2nd century AD, some 638 years after the project had begun. During the Roman period the temple -that included 104 colossal columns- was renowned as the largest temple in Greece and housed one of the largest cult statues in the ancient world.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Panathenaic Stadium, Vassileos Konstantinou Avenue opposite the statue of Myron Discobolus, Athens 116 35 Greece

    The Panathenaic Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Athens, Greece. One of the main historic attractions of Athens, it is the only stadium in the world built entirely of marble.
    A stadium was built on the site of a simple racecourse by the Athenian statesman Lykourgos (Lycurgus) c. 330 BC, primarily for the Panathenaic Games. It was rebuilt in marble by Herodes Atticus, an Athenian Roman senator, by 144 AD and had a capacity of 50,000 seats.
    After the rise of Christianity in the 4th century it was largely abandoned.
    The stadium was excavated in 1869 and hosted the Zappas Olympics in 1870 and 1875.
    After being refurbished, it hosted the opening and closing ceremonies of the first modern Olympics in 1896 and was the venue for 4 of the 9 contested sports.
    It was used for various purposes in the 20th century and was once again used as an Olympic venue in 2004.
    It is the finishing point for the annual Athens Classic Marathon.
    It is also the last venue in Greece from where the Olympic flame handover ceremony to the host nation takes place.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Leoforos Vasilissis Amalias Syntagma Square, Athens 100 28 Greece

    The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier is a war memorial located in Syntagma Square in Athens, in front of the Old Royal Palace. It is a cenotaph dedicated to the Greek soldiers killed during war and it was sculpted between 1930 and 1932 by sculptor Fokion Rok.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Pass By: Hellenic Parliament, Parliament Mansion, Athens GR-10021 Greece

    The Parliament is the supreme democratic institution that represents the citizens through an elected body of Members of Parliament (MPs). In the current composition the Parliament consists of 300 MPs.

    Pass By: The Academy of Athens, 28 Panepistimiou Avenue, Athens 106 79 Greece

    The National and Kapodistrian University of Athens simply as the University of Athens is a public university in Zografou, Athens, Greece. It has been in continuous operation since its establishment in 1837 and is the oldest higher education institution of the modern Greek state and the first contemporary university in the Eastern Mediterranean. Today it is one of the largest universities by enrollment in Europe, with over 100,000 registered students.
    The National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA) is an integral part of the modern Greek academic and intellectual tradition.

    Pass By: Zappeion Conference & Exhibition Center, Leof. Vasilissis Olgas, Athens Greece

    The Zappeion is a building in the National Gardens of Athens in the heart of Athens, Greece. It is generally used for meetings and ceremonies, both official and private.

    Pass By: Numismatic Museum, Panepistimiou 12 In the Iliou Melathron, Athens 999-20 Greece

    The Numismatic Museum in Athens is one of the most important museums of Greece and houses one of the greatest collections of coins, ancient and modern, in the world. The museum itself is housed in the mansion of the archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann, formally known as Iliou Melathron , "Palace of Ilion".

    Pass By: Arch of Hadrian (Pili tou Adrianou), Leoforos Amalias, Athens Greece

    The Arch of Hadrian is a monumental gateway resembling – in some respects – a Roman triumphal arch.
    It spanned an ancient road from the center of Athens, Greece, to the complex of structures on the eastern side of the city that included the Temple of Olympian Zeus.
    It has been proposed that the arch was built to celebrate the adventus (arrival) of the Roman Emperor Hadrian and to honor him for his many benefactions to the city, on the occasion of the dedication of the nearby temple complex in 131 or 132 AD.

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We will be in conduct by emai and phoneAirports
    • Athens Intl Airport, Attiki Odos, Spata 190 04 Greece
    Ports
    • Piraeus Port
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

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Age Req.

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Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

7

Organised by Onedaytours

Activity ID: V-222946P3

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