Athens City Tours
The Olympus Gods private tour2019-07-19T13:59:11+02:00
- Temple of Olympian Zeus
- Ancient Agora of Athens
- Temple of Hephaestus
- Stoa of Attalos
- Museum of the Ancient Agora
Enjoy τhe Olympus Gods private tour! Α unique private tour in Athens of the Olympian Gods, the ancient religion of Greece. Athens was the most important city of the ancient world and with this tour you will have the chance to learn everything about the city, the religion and the customs of the era. At the same time you will visit some of the best of places of Athens. From Zeus, the father of Gods, to Athena and Poseidon, to Hephestus you will stroll in the center of Athens and have a magnificent tour!
Temple of Olympian Zeus
Your tour starts at Syntagma Square and from there you will go to the Temple of Olympian Zeus! A majestic Temple dedicated to “Olympian” Zeus. The name originates from his position as the leader of all the Olympian gods. The construction of the Temple took more than 600 years to complete. The Athenian Tyrants started the construction in the 6th century BC. The tyrants wanted to build the greatest temple in the ancient world. Though the temple was not completed until the Roman Emperor Hadrian decided to complete the Enormous Temple in the 2nd century AD. The Temple had 104 columns and many enormous statues inside and around it. The largest Temple of the Ancient world.
Acropolis and Parthenon
From the Temple of Zeus we will start our walking to the Acropolis and the Parthenon! The cradle of the western Civilization. The magnificent Temple of Athena that tower over the city of Athens for more than 2500 years. You will learn about the myths and the story of the hill from the ancient times to the modern years. You will also see the Erectheion and the Temple of Nikae, the Dionysus Theater, the Temple of Asklipeios and the propylea.
Ancient Agora and Temple of Hephaestus
After the Acropolis the tour continues through Monastiraki Square to the Ancient Agora of Athens and the fascinating Temple of Hephaestus. Hephaisteion or earlier as the Theseion is an extremely well preserved Greek temple. The building stands mostly as it was build at the 7th century BC. It is a Doric peripteral temple located at the north-west side of the Agora of Athens, on top of the Agoraios Kolonos hill.
Enjoy τhe Olympus Gods private tour, a magnificent walking tour to the Olympian Gods of Athens and the ancient Greek world at your own pace. You will have with you a licensed private guide
- 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
|Departure||City Center Hotel|