Athens Behind the Myths Half-Day Walking Tour

Athens Behind the Myths Half-Day Walking Tour

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Duration
4 hours
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English, French

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What You'll Do
  • Learn the myths behind the ancient sites of Athens
  • Hear stories of Greek gods and Spartan armies
  • Discover more about society in Ancient Greece, and why Athens became the center of the world
  • Go to hidden sites, known only to locals
  • Visit the ruins of temples, and the remains of ancient cemeteries
Overview
Learn the myths behind some of the most important monuments of Athens on a 4-hour walking tour. Hear stories of Ancient Greek gods and Spartan armies at sites such as the Acropolis, Temple of Athena Nike, Ancient Agora, and Keramikos Cemetery.
What to Expect
Travel back in time to Ancient Greece, and discover the greatest landmarks of Athens. Hear the myths behind some of the city’s most significant landmarks.

Meet your guide at the main entrance to the Temple of Olympian Zeus next to the Acropolis. Hear about the birth of the glorious city, through to its Golden Age and its downfall to the Spartan armies. Listen to stories from Greek mythology, and uncover their true meaning and historic facts. Visit all the most emblematic sites of the ancient city, as well as less well known attractions.

Suitable for all ages, the tour will help you understand how Athens became the mythical city we know today. Visit landmarks, such as the Parthenon, Theater of Dionysus, and Temple of Athena Nike. See the ruins of the Temple of Erechtheion and Sanctuary of Asclepius.

Go to the Temple of Olympian Zeus, learn the functions of the Agora, visit the Temple of Hephaestus, and see ancient burial sites and monuments at Keramikos Cemetery.
What's Included
  • English or French-speaking guide
What's Not Included
  • Entrance fees
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
Meeting Point

Meet at the main entrance to the Temple of Olympian Zeus on Vassilissis Olgas Avenue. Look for the guide holding an "Alternative Athens" sign. The nearest Metro station is "Acropolis" (Red Line) (Open in Google Maps)

Know Before You Go
• Please wear comfortable shoes as the route covered involves uneven terrain

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