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Athens City Private Guided Tour and National Archaeological Museum

Duration:
6 hours
Tour Category:
Athens City Tours
Departure Time:
09:00
Languages:
english

Athens City Private Guided Tour and National Archaeological Museum

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  • Panathenaic Stadium
  • Plateia Syntagmatos
  • The Academy of Athens
  • Zappeion Conference & Exhibition Center
  • Temple of Olympian Zeus
  • National Archaeological Museum

Enjoy a great tour with the Private Athens City Tour and National Archaeological Museum! Explore the National Archaeological Museum, one of Greatest Museums in the World. In addition, combine the Museum with the great City tour of Athens. During the tour you will visit the Panathenaic Stadium. This is the stadium where the first Modern Olympic games took place. Subsequently, go to the Zappeion, the Syntagma Square and the Parliament. Next stop at the complex of the Academy of Athens, the National Library and the University.

National Archaeological Museum

Athens Private City Tours
Athens Private City Tours

Finally, visit the National Archaeological Museum one of the must see spots in Athens. It houses some of the most important artifacts in Greece. The artifacts are from several locations around Greece from prehistory to late antiquity. For example you will see the musk of Agamemnon. Above all, the famous statue of either Zeus holding the thunderbolt or Poseidon carrying his trident.

Neolithic era and early and mid-Bronze age collection

National Archaeological Museum Tour

For instance, there are ceramic finds from various important Neolithic sites. For instance, Dimini and Sesclo from middle Helladic ceramics from Boeotia, Attica and Phthiotis.

Cycladic art collection

For example, Cycladic collection features the famous marble figurines from the Aegean islands. The figurines are findings of Delos and Keros including the Lutist.

Mycenaean art collection

National Archaeological Museum Tour
National Archaeological Museum Tour

Mycenaean civilization is represented by pots, figurines, ivory, golden seals and rings. All from the vaulted tombs in Mycenae and other locations in the Peloponnese. Of great interest are the two golden cups from Vafeio showing a scene of the capture of a bull.

Heinrich Schliemann findings

Agamemnon Musk, National Archaeological Museum
Agamemnon Musk, National Archaeological Museum

Further, the Mycenaean collection includes also the magnificent 19th-century finds of Heinrich Schliemann in Mycenae. Most notable are the golden funerary masks. The most famous is the one that was named as the mask of Agamemnon.

Thera Room

Thera Room, National Archaeological Museum Tour
Thera Room, National Archaeological Museum Tour

Most importantly, see the amazing Thera Room with the amazing wall paintings. Above all the “Spring Fresco” with the sparrows and the lilies, the “Boxing Children Fresco” and the “Antelope Fresco”.

Museum Highlights

  • Antikythera mechanism
  • Bronze Statuette of Athletic Spartan Girl
  • Nestor’s Cup
  • Mask of Agamemnon

In conclusion the Private Athens City Tour and National Archaeological Museum is the perfect tour for first time visitors in Athens.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation at least 48 hours prior to scheduled Programme 100% refund.

Between 48 and 24 hours prior to booking date: 50% refund, except processing fees (paypal/credit card).

Cancellation 24 hours prior to booking/no show: No refund

DepartureCity Center Hotel
Return Time15:00
Included
  • .Private tour
  • .English speaking licensed Guide
  • .Private transportation
Excluded
  • .Gratuities
  • .Entrance fees
  • .Beverages
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