Athens: Acropolis and Μuseum Private Guided Tour

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Athens: Acropolis and Μuseum Private Guided Tour

From US$ 298.16 Per group up to 6

Walk around the ruins of the greatest sanctuary of ancient Athens. Admire the unique masterpieces of ancient architecture while learning interesting and unusual information about ancient art, religion, politics and everyday life.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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COVID-19 precautions
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Private group
Mobile ticketing
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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Greek
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Admire the major monuments and artifacts of the greatest sanctuary of ancient Athens
  • Learn about the Greek gods and heroes
  • Hear about ancient Greek religion, everyday life and Athenian society
  • Take in the breathtaking views of Athens from the top of the hill
  • Visit the stunning museum with masterpieces of ancient art
Full description
Explore the most popular landmark of the city during a 3-hour tour in the company of a licensed archaeologist tour guide. Enter through the south slope of the Acropolis to avoid the main crowds. Walking up the sacred rock, see the hidden caves and sanctuaries and learn about the unknown cults of the area. Once at the summit of the hill, admire unique masterpieces of ancient architecture including the Propylaia, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion and, of course, the Parthenon, the largest and most impressive temple. Hear the fascinating myths of Athens. Learn about the innovative architecture of the monuments, the scandals involving the artists and politicians of ancient times and the everyday and political life of classical Athens that made the city one of the greatest in the world.  Visit the impressive contemporary building of the New Acropolis Museum made of concrete and glass offering a breathtaking view of the Acropolis and modern Athens. The exhibition space of more than 150,000 square feet includes unique examples of sculpture and architecture.
Includes
  • Local, licensed guide archaeologist
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Entrance fees to the Acropolis site and museum (paid by cash directly to your host)
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
COVID-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Meeting point

At the top of the staircase of the Acropolis Museum, on the level of the pedestrian street Dionysiou Areopagitou. Your guide will be wearing the blue official badge of licensed guides.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun hat

Know before you go

  • Please wear comfortable shoes and clothes
  • Bring your ID or passport and cash for the entry tickets
  • The tour will take place in all weather conditions; rain or shine
Customer reviews

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Very knowledgeable and nice guide: Ioanna

April 7, 2018

July 25, 2018

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