The Acropolis of Athens & Parthenon: Private 2-hour Walking Tour

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Explore the mesmerizing ancient ruins of the Acropolis and Parthenon of Athens on a two-hour privately guided walking tour of this ancient citadel built high upon a rocky hill. Be transported back in time 2500 years to the golden age of classical Greek civilization, the birthplace of Western democracy, in the city dedicated to the Goddess Athena. Learn all about daily life in this incredible ancient citadel - with its complex of monumental temples, theatres, and civic buildings. Walk through the ruins and hear about the poets and dramatists and mathematicians whose names echo down the centuries: Homer, Pythagoras, Sophocles, and others! Admire the majestic Parthenon with the beautiful Caryatid columns, and learn all about its incredible optical illusions. Wander through the Sanctuary of Zeus and the Erechtheion temple and gaze upon the breathtaking panoramic vista of the valley below. Your tour finishes inside the Acropolis, so you can continue to explore at your own leisure.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Travel Curious

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Stop At: Acropolis

Learn about the Acropolis of Athens, a vast complex of magnificent ancient temples, theatres, and civic buildings from the height of Ancient Greek civilization in the 5th Century BCE. Walk through the famous Propylaea gate, the monumental grand ceremonial entrance with its vast doric columns, and through the serene Sanctuary of Zeus Polieus and the remains of the Temple of Rome & Augustus.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Parthenon

Gaze up at and explore the magnificent Parthenon, the resplendent marble temple dedicated to the goddess Athena situated atop the Acropolis. Discover other major monuments of the Acropolis, including the Odeon of Herodes Atticus and the Theatre of Dionysus, where classical works by the most famous Greek poets were first performed. End your privately guided tour in the Acropolis, where you can continue to explore the site at your own leisure.

Duration: 1 hour
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