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Acropolis of Athens Tour

Highlights
  • Explore the Acropolis, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with a local guide
  • See the Theatre of Dionysus, Parthenon, and the Temple of Athena Nike
  • Learn about ancient Greek history, mythology, drama, and lifestyles
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Acropolis of Athens Tour
US$35 per adult
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Overview

It is, of course, possible to explore the ruins of the Acropolis independently. But without an understanding of ancient Greek religion, culture, and history, it can be tough to tell exactly what you’re looking at—let alone what it all means. This guided walking tour takes the confusion out of the Acropolis and leaves you free to continue exploring once you’re done.

What to Expect

Greet your guide in Central Athens and then stroll to the Acropolis, pay your entrance fee, and head inside. Enter through the south side, stopping at the Theatre of Dionysus and the Sanctuary of Dionysus.

Inside the ancient citadel, ascend the sacred hill. Your guide will explain the names and meaning of sights like the Parthenon, with its missing marbles; the Temple of Athena Nike; the Erechtheion; and the Propylaea gateway. 

At the summit, savor sweeping views of the modern city as your guide points out surrounding monuments, including Areopagus hill and the ancient agora, a meeting place that was once the beating heart of ancient Athens. The tour concludes here, leaving you free to explore at your leisure or make your own way back to your hotel.

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1 - 5 of 16 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Must do! Great guide.

I recently did this tour with my girlfriend and we both loved it. She is a global history high school teacher and loved every second of it. Angela was our guide and she was great. Very informative with a great personality. You also get to...More

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 5 days ago
worth it, great guide!

Really well organised, perfect amount of information from intelligent, warm and knowledgable guide. Highly recommended.

Thank Emilyross1969
Reviewed 5 weeks ago
excellent, informative, fun guide

it would have been a mistake to visit acropolis without our guide who made it even more amazing, answered all our questions, had excellent stories and anegdotes...

3  Thank Saša B
Reviewed 8 June 2018
Athens Acropolis walking tour

We recently spent a few hours on the walking tour of the Acropolis with Despina Savvidou who I believe is the owner of the Tour company. The tour was well paced, full of information and Despina looked out for the guests in all the dodgy...More

Thank Beebz2017
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile
Athens walking tour

Way exceeded expectations. Valena was superb, especially if you like lots of fun facts and history. Definitely the way to beat queuing for Acropolis tickets. Marble up top of Acropolis can be slippery especially if wet, so jandals/flip flops a bit perilous.

1  Thank ASDxyx
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