Ancient Agora of Athens
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  • Athens: Early Morning Acropolis & Plaka Guided Walking Tour

    1. Athens: Early Morning Acropolis & Plaka Guided Walking Tour

    Meet your guide early in the morning and start your tour of the Acropolis before the heat of the day sets in. Admire the Theatre of Dionysus on the south slope of the Acropolis as you make your way up the hill to view the ancient structures located there. Tour the Parthenon, the Erechtheion, the Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, and the Pedestal of Agrippa as your guide shares the fascinating history of this ancient site. Next, head downhill in the direction of Plaka, admiring views of the Ancient Agora and the National Observatory of Athens as you walk. Explore the cobblestone streets of Plaka with your guide as you discover secrets unknown even to the locals. Enjoy the tranquility of this village within a city as you explore the many narrow passages and discover hidden gems. See the Bathhouse of the Winds, the Roman Forum, the Fethiye Mosque Museum, and Hadrian's Library as you ...

    Our tour guide was extremely knowledgeable. We had an amazing tour of the Acropolis despite the heat. The only complaint was that hearing devices did not work very well, but it was a small group, so we were able to be close enough to to hear.

  • 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: Private Evening Sightseeing Tour by Electric Tuk-Tuk

    3. Athens: Private Evening Sightseeing Tour by Electric Tuk-Tuk

    Enjoy pickup from your hotel or meet your driver at a centrally located meeting point. Hop inside your charming electric tuk-tuk, which is the perfect size to navigate the city’s narrow roads, then set out on an evening of exploration. Start with a tour of the Athens’ most emblematic buildings and monuments including the Greek Parliament, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, the Academy of Athens, and Agios Dionysios Areopagitis Church. Continue the tour onto Mount Lycabettus and admire unforgettable views across the city and the Acropolis. Drive through the neighborhood of Kolonaki next, then pass by the Ancient Olympic Stadium, the Temple of Zeus, and Hadrian’s Arch. The tuk-tuk then winds its way through the narrow streets of the Plaka neighborhood, before heading to the Romain Agora and Hadrian’s Library. Pass by Thiseio to marvel at sprawling views of the Parthenon, then visit the are...

    Carlos was ontime & very personable. He wanted to know my interest and customized the tour around that. This tour is one of Athens best kept secrets. Excellent tour.

  • Athens: 4-Hour Mythological Walking Tour

    4. 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.

  • Athens: Guided Tour of Ancient Agora and Agora Museum

    5. Athens: Guided Tour of Ancient Agora and Agora Museum

    Visit the cradle of democracy and explore one of the most important sites of the antiquity, the birthplace of philosophy. The ancient agora was the commercial, political and financial heart of ancient Athens and is the place where Socrates, Plato and many world-known philosophers walked and taught their thinking.  You will visit the Hephaestus Temple, the best preserved Greek Temple from the 5th century BC and you will see the wonderful church of the 12 Apostles, the Temple of Apollo Patroos, the Stoa of Zeus, the Altar of Zeus. With the input of your knowledgeable guide, the ancient stones will come alive.  Then your licensed guide will take you to the Attalos Museum, which is worthwhile visiting as it houses artifacts of great historical value.

    We took this 90 min tour on our last day in Athens to basically fill in time. Am so glad we did as we would never have visited the Ancient Agora or area if we hadn’t. Dorina was a fabulous guide explaining the history of the area and the ruins. After walking up to Hephaestus Temple we went to the Attalos museum where relics of the area are on display. After the tour was finished you could stay and continue to look around on your own. Highly recommend. (Tip: make sure you go to the Ancient Agora to meet and not the Roman Agora.

  • Athens: Hidden Athens Private 3-Hour Walking Tour

    6. Athens: Hidden Athens Private 3-Hour Walking Tour

    Get off the usual tourist trail on a 3-hour walking tour that goes beyond the historic sights of Athens. Meet your guide at Syntagma Square, and wander down streets that reveal a rich history with every step. Walk the more hidden routes towards the Parliament building, and learn its history as you look at the guard in front of the Monument to the Unknown Soldier. See the ancient ruins of the National Garden, and continue to the Zappeion Exhibition Hall and Zappeion Garden. Go to the Panathenaic Stadium (also known as the Kallimarmaron) to see the home of the first modern Olympic Games, held in 1896. Continue past the Temple of Zeus, Hadrian’s Arc, and the Theater of Dionysos, Herodus Atticus Odeon, and Areios Pagos on the southern slopes of the Acropolis. Follow ancient streets through the Plaka area to Anafiotika, a hidden island inside the city of Athens. Stop for refreshments, and ...

  • Athens: Agora, Plaka & Monastiraki Private Tour

    7. Athens: Agora, Plaka & Monastiraki Private Tour

    Meet your expert private guide in Syntagma square and start your tour. Walking along Mitropoleos Street, arrive at the Metropolis Athens Cathedral which marks the borders to the Old Town of Athens, the Plaka. Follow your guide through Plaka’s alleys to discover its treasures one by one. See the Roman Forum, the Tower of the Winds, the Metresse, Hadrian’s Library and Tzistarakis Mosque. Continue to Monastiraki Square and to the busy and colorful Flea Market, and Avyssinias square with the antique dealers.  At the Ancient Agora, see where ancient Greeks used to trade and gather to discuss city matters, creating the concept of democracy. See the South Stoa, the Tholos, the Monument of the Eponymous Heroes, the Altar of the Twelve Gods, the Temple of Hephaestus, and much more. Visit the beautiful Agora Museum in the Attalos Stoa, and see a rich selection of artifacts used in the daily life...

  • Acropolis, Plaka & Ancient Agora Guided Tour without Tickets

    8. Acropolis, Plaka & Ancient Agora Guided Tour without Tickets

    Discover the Acropolis - the landmark of Greece! You will enter the Acropolis from the south slope so as to avoid the crowds and also to visit the Dionysus Sanctuary and Dionysus Theater, built in the 5th century BC. As you begin to ascend the sacred hill a breathtaking view of the city below will unfold. Your guide will give you a detailed explanation of the glorious monuments of the Acropolis such as, the Parthenon, the Erechtheion, the Propylaia, the Nike Temple, the Agrippa Monument and the surrounding monuments such as the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, the Observatory as well as the Philopappos, Mars Hill, and Pnyx Hill. Afterwards enjoy free time for exploring and picture taking at the Acropolis after your tour. For the guided tour of the Agora you will meet your tour guide at about 1:45 pm in front of the Acropolis canteen, which is located exactly opposite the main exit. You will al...

  • In the Steps of Athenian Democracy Private Guided Tour

    9. In the Steps of Athenian Democracy Private Guided Tour

    This tour is the perfect choice for avid history buffs. This half-day guided walking tour of Athens will get you acquainted with the ancient heart of the city and the history of ancient Greek democracy. In the company of your state-licensed guide, retrace historical footsteps and lose yourself in the richness of the age-old Greek civilization. Your day will be dedicated to the exploration of Athens’s most impressive sites, such as the Acropolis and the ancient Agora. Your insight into the ancient democratic values will be enriched with a visit to the Pnyx Hill, the meeting place of the Ecclesia tou Dimou, the famous Athenian assembly of citizens, where important decisions were made regarding the city.

  • Athens: Full-Day Highlights Private Tour

    10. Athens: Full-Day Highlights Private Tour

    Your experience will start with a guided tour of the most famous monument of the country, the Acropolis. You will then extend your perspective of ancient Athens by visiting the world-renowned New Acropolis Museum. Afterwards, enjoy a leisurely walk through the Plaka neighborhood with its picturesque cobblestone streets before making a stop at the ancient Agora to enjoy a short guided tour. Your exploration will end in the Thisseio area, where you will board your private vehicle to admire other important landmarks such as the Panathenaic Stadium, the Monument of the Unknown Soldier and the changing of the guards and Zappeion.

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What people are saying about Ancient Agora of Athens

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4.6 / 5

based on 132 reviews

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.

Our tour guide was extremely knowledgeable. We had an amazing tour of the Acropolis despite the heat. The only complaint was that hearing devices did not work very well, but it was a small group, so we were able to be close enough to to hear.

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 !

great tour of the most beautiful attractions in Athens. We appreciated the kindness of our driver guide. We highly recommend the electric Tuk Tuk tour. No noise, no pollution, no wasted time.

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