Athens City Tours
Athens City Private Guided Tour and National Archaeological Museum2019-05-07T09:28:53+02:00
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
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
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
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
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.
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”.
- 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 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
- Panathenaic Stadium
- Plateia Syntagmatos
- The Academy of Athens
- Zappeion Conference & Exhibition Center
- Temple of Olympian Zeus
- National Archaeological Museum