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Acropolis Walking Tour, Including Syntagma Square and Historical City Center

Highlights
  • See the highlights of the Acropolis slopes in Athens on a walking tour
  • Navigate the sights with a guide so you don’t miss must-sees or details
  • Learn the history of Syntagma Square, Dionysus Theatre, and more
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Acropolis Walking Tour, Including Syntagma Square and Historical City Center
From US$46,30
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Acropolis Walking Tour, Including Syntagma Square and Historical City Center
From US$46,27
Overview
Roaming the antiquities on Athens’ Acropolis slopes by yourself may give you only a sketchy picture of their history and risks you missing some must-sees. With this small-group walking tour, a guide shows you around and sheds light on each sight’s past. Plus, the tour begins at Syntagma Square, so you cover some of Athens’ more modern highlights, including the Parliament. Admission to the Acropolis is at your own expense.
What to Expect
Greet your guide in Central Athens and stop to see the ancient artifacts displayed at Syntagma Square metro station. View the treasures, including an ancient beehive and tombstones, and learn how they were unearthed during construction work here.

Walk on to Greece’s Parliament building to admire its exterior, as your guide explains its former use as a royal palace, and then delve into historical Athens. Stroll along streets lined with stately buildings and see antiquities, including the Temple of Olympian Zeus, before hitting pedestrianized Dionysiou Areopagitou Street to explore the Acropolis’ slopes.

Gaze up at the Acropolis’ temples, including the Parthenon, and pass the Theatre of Dionysus, Philopappou Hill, the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, and Mars Hill. Here, admire the panoramas over Athens, as you learn how St. Paul once preached from the rocks.

Your tour concludes at the Acropolis summit.
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Excellent Guide- Vicky

Vicky made our walking tour of Athens so enjoyable, interesting and informative. She is extremely knowledgeable and experienced. We learned so much about the history and culture of Greece. Vicky also took us to Delphi which was an amazing day. Our driver for the Delphi...More

Thank robin204
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Expensive But Worth It

At EUR 39, this costs about 4x what we got at London Walks, but it was 3 hrs vs 2 in London. The best part was that it exposed us to places we never even knew we wanted to see, like the National Gardens and...More

Thank Darren B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great Tour!

Our guide, Dorina, led us through a wonderful tour of Syntagma Square and the Acropolis. She was very informative and thoughtful. The 3 hour tour was the perfect length of time for us and the size of the group was perfect - our teenagers also...More

Thank JTStern
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Good value and informative

We took a walking tour with our guide Kris who was a perfect guide with her knowledge and experience (7 years) - well paced and easy walking with sufficient breaks. Group of 19 was a bit large but manageable. I booked the tour before leaving...More

Thank Bob M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Well worth it!

We really enjoyed this tour. It was very well organised and we liked that everyone was spilt into smaller groups, making the tour more personal. I think we had about 14 people in our group. Our tour guide was Artemis. She was very knowledgable, and...More

Thank Amy G
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henrytoi
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Response from Prashant K | Reviewed this property |
You have to pay for that on top with cash but they pre buy the tickets to avoid the lines
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