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Private local tour of the archaeological site and museum of Olympia

Once in Olympia, the highlights to visit are the Archeological Museum also called the New Museum and the Archeological site.

In the archeological site, among several other remains of important buildings, you will see the gymnasium and the palaestra, the round Philipeion, the workshop of Phidias where the gold and ivory statue of Zeus was built, the temples of Zeus and Hera, the altar where the Olympic torch is being lit in the modern days and the ancient Olympic stadium.

In the archeological museum are housed all finds that were excavated from the archeological site. Bronze and clay offerings (tripods and figurines), armor, vases, the tools and cup from Phidias's workshop, the gorgeous Hermes by Praxiteles, the Nike by Paeonios and the very impressive and very well preserved classical statues from the pediments of the temple of Zeus etc.

per adult from

$236

AUD

Duration

2 hours 30 minutes

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  • What's included :
    • Licensed tour guide services
    • Audio tour guide system
    What's excluded :
    • Private transportation
    • Entrance fees for the archaeological site and museum
    • Gratuities
    • Entry/Admission - Archaeological Site of Olympia
    • Entry/Admission - Archaeological Museum of Olympia
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Archaeological Site of Olympia, Archea Olympia, Olympia 27065 Greece

    In the archeological site, among several other remains of important buildings, you will see the gymnasium and the palaestra, the round Philipeion, the workshop of Phidias where the gold and ivory statue of Zeus was built, the temples of Zeus and Hera, the altar where the Olympic torch is being lit in the modern days and the ancient Olympic stadium.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Archaeological Museum of Olympia, Archaia Olympia, Olympia 27 065 Greece

    In the archeological museum are housed all finds that were excavated from the archeological site. Bronze and clay offerings (tripods and figurines), armor, vases, the tools and cup from Phidias's workshop, the gorgeous Hermes by Praxiteles, the Nike by Paeonios and the very impressive and very well preserved classical statues from the pediments of the temple of Zeus etc.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Unnamed Road, Archea Olimpia 270 65, Greece
    Return Detail :
    Archaeological Museum of Olympia, Archaia Olympia 270 65, Greece
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • 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

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

12

Organised by Niki Olympic Tours

Activity ID: V-190407P9

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