Ancient Agora of Athens
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  • Athens Mythology Highlights Tour without Tickets

    1. Athens Mythology Highlights Tour without Tickets

    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 and visit the Templ...

    Super engaging and interesting…..if it’s the only thing you have time for in Athens I recommend, the guide’s knowledge and story telling of the ancient Greeks and their myths is just top tier. Thoroughly enjoyed it!

  • Athens: Acropolis & Acropolis Museum Tour

    2. Athens: Acropolis & Acropolis Museum Tour

    Join a small group at the Acropolis metro station for a more interactive and personal experience. Get to know your local guide who has a professional licence as she goes over the day's itinerary. Start your walk right away to discover Acropolis which the most popular monument in Athens. Located in the center of Athens, Acropolis is on an elevation. It is next to the Plaka neighborhood which is just south of the Agora.  The Acropolis is easily the most popular monument in Athens so you get a very detailed tour including the Erechtheion, the temple of Athena Nike, the Propylaia and of course the Parthenon. Look at how the rock of the Acropolis itself serves as a reference point for the modern development of Athens. Enjoy the Acropolis and its complimentary sites over wonderful views over Athens. See the Acropolis Museum to compliment the tour. Your guide organizes timing of the museum eit...

    our guide was Anastasia , she was amazing , couldn't ask for a better guide, she was very knowledgeable and answered all our questions, super friendly and accomedating , will highly recommend her !

  • Athens: 4-Hour Mythological Walking Tour

    3. Athens: 4-Hour Mythological Walking Tour

    Ancient Greek mythology includes myriads of myths about the lives of gods and mortals. Since antiquity, the townspeople of Athens have created their own myths about the city and their gods, whom they worshiped in temples and through their rituals. Start your Athens Mythology Tour from the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the wondrous monument that was designed to be the largest temple in Greece. Your erudite and charismatic guide will be your personal storyteller as you learn about the adventurous birth and life tales of the father of 12 Olympian gods. Ascend to the slopes of the Acropolis rock, finding yourself at the Theater of Dionysus, the place where ancient theater was glorified. Passing by the Asklepieion, listen to the healing secrets of Asclepius, the mythological figure who was punished by Zeus for his supernatural remedies. Your path to Acropolis will soon unfold before you; stand i...

    It was an amazing tour, so rich in history. I think we got the best guide in Athens, she was so knowledgeable and lovely person.

  • Ancient Athens, Agora, and Keramikos Segway Tour

    4. Ancient Athens, Agora, and Keramikos Segway Tour

    Travel up and down the most beautiful of Athens's seven hills effortlessly on a Segway. Take in must-see sights such as the Mars Hill, Acropolis Hill, and ancient Agora on a 2-hour tour. Cover more ground and see more than would be possible on foot. Begin with a half-hour training session before heading to the Keramikos area, which was both an ancient cemetery and one of the entrances to Athens. Continue to the ancient Agora, which was at the heart of Athens. Ride up Mars Hill to the entrance of the Acropolis, and up the Pnyka Hill to the terraced area where democracy was born. Follow the path to the best panoramic view of Athens.

    She was very nice and accommodating. Very knowledgeable about all of the history of the places. 10 out of 10 would recommend.

  • Athens: Mythology Tour for Families

    5. Athens: Mythology Tour for Families

    Get all your family involved in a tour exploring the magnificent "sacred Rock" of the Acropolis and the ancient Agora, the functioning heart of the ancient metropolis. Your guide will have plenty to tell you about the history and the legends of all the gods and heroes, such as the almighty Zeus, Athena (the goddess of wisdom), Poseidon (the god of the sea), Dionysus (the god of wine), and many more. Through timeless myths you will explore the theater of Dionysus, drama's first home; the resplendent Propylaea; the sacred Erechtheion; the Temple of Athena Nike, and of course, the magnificent Parthenon. All this will come alive in a way that keeps everyone's attention and interest, kids and parents alike. You will then continue to ancient Athens' marketplace, the Ancient Agora. Here you will discover the famed Temple of Hephaestus, decorated with depictions of the labors of Theseus and He...

  • Athens Highlights: Myths & Philosophers Private Walking Tour

    6. Athens Highlights: Myths & Philosophers Private Walking Tour

    After meeting with your local guide outside Panepistimio Metro Station, begin your journey with the famous Trilogy of Athens, a work of the great architect, Theofilus Hansen. Admire stunning statues from famous 19th-century sculptors. While marveling at these miracles of architecture, take the opportunity to talk about two of the most famous philosophers of antiquity, Socrates and Plato. Discuss the god Apollo and goddess Athena, two gods totally different from one another but sharing many more commonalities than one may think. Afterwards, head to the Greek Parliament and the National Gardens to discover the live of Epicurus and his philosophical school, known as the Garden. Walk down the most commercial street in Athens, Ermou Street, named after the god and merchant, Hermes. Take a chance to admire an 11th-century temple known as Kapnikarea and hear about Aristotle and his Lyceum phil...

  • Athens: Full-Day Private Tour by Limo-Minivan

    7. Athens: Full-Day Private Tour by Limo-Minivan

    Start your tour at the Acropolis hill, where you can see the Erechtheion, the Temple of Athena, Nike, and Propylaea, and glimpse the famous Parthenon. From the top of Acropolis hill, marvel at the Odeon of Herodus Atticus, the Theatre of Dionysus, and the Areopagus. Move on to the Temple of Olympian Zeus and Hadrian’s Arch. See the Panathenaic Stadium, where the first Olympic games of the modern era were held in 1896. Witness the Evzones changing of the guards at the Presidential Palace. Visit the Athens Trilogy of Culture: the National Library of Greece, the Athens University, and the Academy, and see the Memorial to the Unknown Soldier, the Houses of Parliament, Constitution Square, and enjoy a panorama of the city from Lycabettus hill. Drive through modern Athens and stop at Hermou street, the old city Plaka and Flea Market for traditional Greek delicacies, and grab something to drin...

  • Athens: Private Full-Day City Tour with Popular Museums

    8. Athens: Private Full-Day City Tour with Popular Museums

    Begin your tour early in the morning with a visit to the Acropolis of Athens. Located in the middle of modern Athens, the "sacred rock" proudly displays a set of marble monuments that express their outstanding universal value. Walk uphill through the Propylaea grand marble entrance, as you contemplate the hills of Philoppapus, Pnyx, and Mars. Discover the astonishing construction of the Parthenon, the most splendid temple ever built by the Greeks and dedicated to goddess Athena. Admire the Erechtheion with its renowned Caryatids and the view of the temple of Athena Nike, before gazing at the infinite modern city from the hilltop, stretching between low mountains and the Aegean Sea. Explore all sides for panoramic views of the old town and its picturesque neoclassical buildings, as well as the ancient theater of Dionysus, the Roman temple of Zeus, and the world-famous Herodeion Theater....

  • Athens: Mythical Rivers & Hills Private Tour

    9. Athens: Mythical Rivers & Hills Private Tour

    A small river flowed from a source in the foothills of Lycabettus through the ancient Agora to the archaeological site of Kerameikos. Part of the river was unearthed during the excavation of the Athens Metro. Ilissos was a river god of Green antiquity and of great importance for ancient Athenians. Now the River named after him lies beyond the city but, following its route with your guide on this 3-hour walk, you’ll be able to imagine the waters flowing once again. The Athens Riverside experience is a walk through unspoiled Athens. You’ll see a completely different side of the city and you’ll be supporting Urban Athens Collective and groups that are collaborating to save areas such as the group Ilissos-sos. Walk along hidden paths, and learn about past and present of Athens. Encounter ancient sanctuaries dedicated to mysterious gods and see the remains of ancient Athenian neighborhoods...

  • Athens: Ancient Highlights Guided Tour

    10. Athens: Ancient Highlights Guided Tour

    Discover some of the highlights of Athens on this guided walking tour. Meet your expert guide at the convenient meeting spot and set off through ancient history. You will start at the Acropolis - the landmark of Greece. You will enter the Acropolis and visit the Dionysus Sanctuary and Dionysus Theater, built in the 5th century BC. As you begin to ascend the sacred hill you can see an incredible panorama of Athens. Your guide will give you a detailed explanation of the monuments of the Acropolis such as, the Parthenon, the Erechtheion, the Propylaia, the Nike Temple, the Agrippa Monument and the surrounding monuments. Afterwards enjoy free time for exploring the Acropolis. Next discover the Ancient Agora - the heart of the ancient city. After your Acropolis tour you will have a short break to grab a snack or beverage, as the tour schedule does not include time for a leisurely lunch. You ...

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What people are saying about Ancient Agora of Athens

A great way to see the Acropolis and the museum! There's not a lot of information up there so having a tour guide is a great to understand a lot of the history, plus the guide probably adds a lot more information. Even more handy when we were at the museum.

My partner and I loved the tour. 4h is a perfect time to fully understand all the history and the excitement around these places. Amarylis is a great guide. I highly recommend it because you might miss out on a lot.

our guide was Anastasia , she was amazing , couldn't ask for a better guide, she was very knowledgeable and answered all our questions, super friendly and accomedating , will highly recommend her !

Anastasia our guide was kind, friendly and Amazing. explained a lot of history and all the acropolis and this tour was a great experience for a first Timer in Athens 5 stars

She was very nice and accommodating. Very knowledgeable about all of the history of the places. 10 out of 10 would recommend.