Acropolis Athens Private Tours
Ancient Agora and Acropolis Athens Private Guided Tour2019-05-24T09:50:45+02:00
The Ancient Agora and the Acropolis Athens, a trip to history and the birthplace of Democracy and culture! A unique private tour that lets you experience the top archeological highlights of Athens in six hours.
You will start your tour at Acropolis explore the Parthenon, Erechtheion, Temple of Nikae and Propylaea! The Ancient Agora was the commercial, political, and financial center of Ancient Athens. The walk through the monuments will offer you the sense of traveling back in time.
You will visit the Hephaestus Temple – the best preserved Greek Temple from the 5th century BC. Also you will see the Temple of Apollo Patroos, the Altar and the Stoa of Zeus. Your personal licensed guide will make sure that the ancient stones and stories come alive.
The Ancient Agora is the place where Socrates, Plato and many world renowned philosophers walked and taught. Your licensed guide will then take you to the Attalos Museum which is worthwhile visiting as it houses artefacts of great historical value.
Entering on the south slope of the Acropolis, you’ll visit the Dionysus Sanctuary and Dionysus Theater before you walk up the slope leading to the Acropolis monuments. Panoramic views of the city will be perfect for Instagram-ready photos.
During your tour, you’ll gain insight into the significance of the historic monuments of Acropolis including the Parthenon, the Erechtheion, the Propylaea, the Nike Temple as well as other significant sights of Athens including the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, the Ancient Agora, the National Observatory of Athens and the city’s scenic hills: Filopappos, Mars, and Pnyx.
Next you will start the walking to the Ancient Agora with your personal guide. Before the tour in Agora there is no time for lunch so you can have a snack with you or buy one during the tour. We also recommend that you have a bottle of water with you.
You will walk through the picturesque Plaka neighborhood, with it’s the narrow streets, ending up at the Ancient Greek Agora.
Ancient Agora: The heart of ancient Athens
Of all Athens’ ancient sights, the Agora firmly defines the city’s status as the cradle of Western civilization. This was where ancient Greek democracy came to life. It was a commercial, political, religious, and cultural hub. Above all this is the place where the greatest Greeks such as Plato, Socrates, Pericles, e.t.c. theorized, spoke out and debated.
Explore the temples, an ancient concert hall and imagine ancient life under its famous long, marble colonnaded arcades. You’ll also see the significant artifacts at the Agora Museum, located in the two-storied Stoa of Attalos which was built in the 2nd century BC. Here is where your tour Ancient Agora, Acropolis Athens comes to an end.
- Cancellation at least 72 hours prior to scheduled Programme 100% refund.
- Between 72 and 48 hours prior to booking date: 50% refund, except processing fees (paypal/credit card).
- Cancellation 48 hours prior to booking/no show: No refund
- Ancient Agora of Athens
- Temple of Hephaestus
- Stoa of Attalos
- Museum of the Ancient Agora