Enjoy a private six hours walking tour of Athens with Antelope's very knowledge guide.
Spend the day and stroll around like locals do!
Day 1 - Walking tour of Athens
Commence your tour by visiting the brand new Acropolis museum, built to house the masterpieces unearthed on and around the Acropolis hill. Find out what Athens looked like millennia ago and of course you will have the chance to admire the world famous Parthenon statues accommodated in a room especially built for their exposition. (approximately:1,5 hrs)
Continue with a must-visit tour of the Acropolis, the heart of both the ancient and modern city of Athens, where you will have the chance to admire worldwide famous ancient Greek monuments such as the Parthenon and the Erectheion. Enjoy a spectacular view of the huge modern city spreading all around the hill and feel the atmosphere of the place where goddess Athena was worshiped. (approx. :2 hrs)
Continue your tour by walking through the busy and noisy streets of Monastiraki, the modern flee market of the city, where the locals enjoy their souvlaki (or gyros) sandwich after shopping. Walk past the imposing Hadrian's library facade in order to enter Plaka, the historic and tourist district of Athens, full of tavernas (local restaurants), cafes and tourist shops.Walk by the most impressive surviving sponsor's monument of the late 4th b.C in order to reach the archaeological site of Olympieion, where the temple of Olympian Zeus is located (the same ticket is valid, approx.: 20 min.)
At the termination of your visit walk through the National gardens, stop to take a picture in front of the beautiful neoclassical Zappion building and after a 10 minute walk reach the Panathenaikon stadium, where the first modern Olympics were held. Walk across the Herode Atticus street, full of elegant apartment buildings, and stop for a minute in front of the neoclassical and elegant Greek President's mansion, guarded by the Evzones (presidential guards). Walk past the Prime Minister's office and conclude your tour by visiting the Greek House of Parliament, where every hour the change of the presidential guards takes place.
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