Odeon of Herodes Atticus

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Athens: Acropolis and Parthenon Guided Walking Tour

Athens: Acropolis and Parthenon Guided Walking Tour

Take in the ancient wonders of Athens. Walk through tree-lined streets to the foothills of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Acropolis, one of the world’s most revealing archaeological sites. Beat the crowds, head for the south slope of the Acropolis and make your way inside to see the ancient treasures that await. Stop at the Dionysus Sanctuary, dedicated to the Greek god of wine and fertility. Once inside the Acropolis, get up close to important sights like the Propylaea gateway, Erechtheion, Temple of Athena Nike, and Parthenon. Learn the history of these fascinating ruins from your guide. Once at the summit of the sacred hill, take in the sweeping panoramas of Athens. Learn about the excavations, and get an insight into the citadel’s ruins. Hear about surrounding monuments, including Mars Hill and the Odeon of Herodes Atticus. Conclude your tour at the summit of the Acropolis, leaving you free to continue exploring the site at your own pace. Choose between an early morning, morning, or afternoon guided tour. Skip-the-Ticket Line Access Please be aware that even with our skip-the-ticket-line service, there might be some waiting time required for security checks. This is because visitor numbers can fluctuate unpredictably at the sites throughout the day. The typical waiting time falls within 0 to 10 or 30 minutes, though on rare occasions, it might be longer. 

Acropolis: Acropolis and Parthenon Guided Walking Tour

Acropolis: Acropolis and Parthenon Guided Walking Tour

Welcome to the Acropolis, an ancient marvel that has captivated visitors for centuries. Prepare to be transported back in time as we embark on a journey through the fascinating history and architectural prowess of ancient Athens. Our Acropolis tour begins at the famous Ancient Theatre of Dionysus, the birthplace of drama and the oldest Greek theater still in existence. As you stand among its ancient stone seats, imagine the theatrical performances that once captivated thousands of spectators. Learn about the pivotal role of theater in ancient Greek society and its enduring legacy in modern drama. Then walk all the way up to Propylaia Gates the imposing entrance gateway that will instantly impress you with its grandeur and symmetry. As you step through its monumental gates, feel the weight of history as you join the ranks of ancient philosophers, statesmen, and worshippers who once roamed these sacred ground. Moving further along, we encounter the Erechtheion, a temple that stands out with its unique and captivating design. Marvel at the Caryatids, the magnificent female figures that serve as supporting columns, each with its own distinct pose and personality. Discover the legends and myths associated with this sacred sanctuary, including the contest between Athena and Poseidon for the city's patronage. Next, we approach the iconic Parthenon, the crown jewel of the Acropolis. As you gaze up at its magnificent facade, you'll be astounded by the precision and skill of the ancient Athenian architects. Learn about the Parthenon's purpose as a sanctuary for the goddess Athena and its role as a symbol of Athens' power and influence over the ancient world. Finally, as the tour concludes, take a moment to absorb breathtaking panoramic views of Athens from the Acropolis hill. Marvel at the vibrant city spread out beneath you, juxtaposing the ancient wonders you have just explored with the bustling modern life. Join us for an unforgettable journey through time on this Acropolis tour, where ancient history comes alive in the heart of Athens. Immerse yourself in the stories and architecture that shaped the ancient world and gain a deeper understanding and appreciation for the enduring legacy of Greek civilization

Athens: Acropolis, Parthenon, & Acropolis Museum Guided Tour

Athens: Acropolis, Parthenon, & Acropolis Museum Guided Tour

Meet your licensed tour guide at Porinou 5 street 11742, an experienced archaeologist, and then start your unique combination of a tour. Enter from the south slope of the acropolis and set off on your leisurely walking tour of some of the world’s finest monuments. Along the way, listen as your guide shares knowledgeable insight into the citadel’s ruins including excavation details. Visit the Theater of Dionysus, an amphitheater that is arguably the birthplace of performing arts. Perch yourself on a stone seat to imagine the sights and sounds experienced by ancient theatergoers who came to watch plays by Greek writers Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides. Also, pass the Odeon of Herodes Atticus; the theater is still used today during the Athens Festival from May to October. Find peace and quiet at an Asclepius, a healing temple that honored the god of medicine Asclepius, before the Parthenon. Wander around the temple to learn about how it was constructed for the goddess Athena. Once you familiarize yourself with the site's classical architecture, head indoors to the New Acropolis Museum for a brief break and refreshments (at own expense) in the cafe. Ranked one of the top 5 museums in the world, the New Acropolis Museum boasts collections of statues and other relics of everyday life in several galleries. In the Gallery of the Slopes of the Acropolis, the glass floor occasionally reveals an archaeological excavation site.

Athens: Early Morning Acropolis & Plaka Guided Walking Tour

Athens: Early Morning Acropolis & Plaka Guided Walking Tour

Join this walking tour to explore the UNESCO-listed Acropolis of Athens with skip-the-line entry tickets. Start early to avoid the crowds and see highlights such as the Parthenon, Erechtheion, and the Acropolis Museum. Walk the narrow cobblestone streets of Plaka, Athens’ Old Town. 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. Marvel at 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, if you have selected the option with the walking tour to Plaka head downhill and admire views of the Ancient Agora and the National Observatory of Athens as you walk. Explore the cobblestone streets of Plaka and 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 head towards Monastiraki Square where your tour comes to an end.

Athens: 48-hour Hop On Hop Off Bus Ticket & Acropolis Entry

Athens: 48-hour Hop On Hop Off Bus Ticket & Acropolis Entry

Combine a Hop On Hop Off bus ticket that gets you to the city center of Athens, Piraeus, and the beaches with skip-the-line entry to the Acropolis. Enjoy easy access to some of the most popular attractions in the city. Visit the Acropolis that towers over the Greek capital and walk around its ancient grounds. Feel connected to the past as you stroll through this place of great importance to the ancient Greeks. Admire the temples, the Parthenon and the other important monuments dotted around the site. See the Propylae, the Temple of Athena Nike, and the Porch of Maidens at the Erechtheion. Travel around Athens with your Hop On Hop Off bus ticket. Get off any time to check out interesting attractions and get back on to continue your journey. Listen to audio commentary available in 14 different languages.

Athens: Acropolis Tour with Licensed Guide

Athens: Acropolis Tour with Licensed Guide

Enjoy skip-the-ticket line access and discover the cradle of Western civilization on a guided visit to the Acropolis. At the start of the tour, meet your dedicated guide at a hot spot for traditional Greek delicacies, where there are restroom facilities and you can purchase water or snacks. Immerse yourself in Ancient Greek history on a tour of the world-famous Acropolis in Athens. Admire the stunning architecture of the Parthenon Temple, learn the importance of the Erechtheion Temple, and hear myths and stories about ancient Athens. Your guide will take you through a different route by the side entrance so that you also see the Altar of Asclepius and the Theater of Dionysus, the birthplace of theater drama. Skip-the-Ticket Line Access We are pleased to offer all our guests a convenient skip-the-ticket-line service. We take care and pre-purchasing the entrance tickets for each archaeological site and Museum visited during the tour, saving you the hassle of buying them online or queuing up at the ticket counters. However, please be aware that even with our skip-the-ticket-line service, there might be some waiting time required for security checks. This is because visitor numbers can fluctuate unpredictably at the sites throughout the day. The typical waiting time falls within 0 to 10 or 30 minutes, though on rare occasions, it might be longer. 

Historic Athens: Small Group Electric Bike Tour

Historic Athens: Small Group Electric Bike Tour

Embark on an electric bike tour of Athens that combines the city’s ancient and modern sites, and enjoy panoramic views, picturesque streets, and well-known archeological sights along the way. Following a short briefing and test ride at the centrally located meeting point, cruise through a park to familiarize yourself with the bike before the start of your tour proper. Glide effortlessly up the hill to Pnyka and Filoppappou, where there will be time to admire the views and take panoramic photos. Go to see the Odeon of Herodes Atticus and the Areios Pagos (Supreme Court) on the slopes of the Acropolis, before heading to the Temple of Zeus and Hadrian’s Arch. Along the way, discover some of the city’s more modern monuments, and look at the Evzones (guards) standing in front of the Parliament building in their colorful tunics. Travel through the National Gardens to arrive at the Panathenaic Stadium, the site of the very 1st Olympic Games. Then, cycle back through the narrow streets of Plaka to discover a picturesque neighborhood just steps from the Acropolis. Stop to look at the Tower of Winds and discover the Roman and ancient markets, before heading back.

Athens: Guided City Tour by Electric Scooter or E-Bike

Athens: Guided City Tour by Electric Scooter or E-Bike

Explore the ancient civilization of Athens on this guided e scooter e bike bike tour. Stop at the landmarks of the Acropolis and learn about the history from your expert guide. Meet Wheelz team at the store behind the Acropolis Museum and get your training before we start. As soon you are ready we start traveling back thousands of years in History on a comfy and silent Eco friendly e scooter,e bike,bike We stop at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, the front entrance of the Acropolis, Areopagus Hill, Pnyx, National Observetory, Church of Agia Marina,pass through Thiseio,and the Temple of Hephaestus. Feel the spirit of Democracy in the place where it was born. Start thinking like Sokrates, Aristoteles and Plato !! Then, ride on to the neoclassical neighborhood of Thissio. Discover the beautiful restaurants and cafes in the area and get recommendations of places to try during your stay. . Lastly, go to the Temple of Hephaestus and have a juice to cool down before returning to the starting point.

Acropolis: Evening Tour With a German-Speaking Guide

Acropolis: Evening Tour With a German-Speaking Guide

Meet your licensed guide, an experienced archaeologist, and walk to the Acropolis, one of the most important collections of ancient buildings in the world. Learn about the history of the hilltop, with evidence of habitation stretching back over 6,000 years. Explore the construction of its most famous buildings, including the venerable Parthenon, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Porch of the Caryatids at the Erechtheion, and the gateway to the Propylaea. As the sun sinks into the gulf, the twilight illuminates these ancient buildings in a timeless glow that conjures the spirit of 2,500 years of history.  Admire the Theater of Dionysus, the first theater of human civilization, and the healing Temple of Asclepius. Listen as your guide talks about the importance of this place to classical civilization in the western hemisphere.

Athens: Premium Guided E-Scooter Tour in Acropolis Area

Athens: Premium Guided E-Scooter Tour in Acropolis Area

Discover the wonders of Athens with Parthenons Scooters on our exhilarating e-bike , e-scooter tours in the Acropolis area. Embark on a thrilling adventure through the ancient streets, effortlessly gliding past iconic landmarks like the view of Parthenon. Our experienced guides will provide captivating commentary, immersing you in the city's fascinating history. Choose our comfortable e-bikes, e-scooters for a convenient and eco-friendly way to explore. Uncover hidden gems and soak in the rich cultural heritage of Athens with Parthenons Scooters. Book your unforgettable tour now on Get Your Guide! MEETING POINT : 16 KAVALLOTI str. ATHENS (our store) STATION 1 : Odeon of Herodes Atticus STATION 2 : Ancient site of Kerameikos STATION 3 : National observatory of Athens STATION 4 : Philopappou hill - Prison of Socrates PASS BY : The historical Dionysiou Areopagitou Street STATION 5 : Arch of Hadrian STATION 6 : Temple of Olympian Zeus During our tour, you will have a lot of photos, videos and much more...

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We unfortunately had to cancel our tour due to purchasing duplicate tickets from a different company. It was past the cancel date but the customer service person was incredibly understanding and provided a partial refund. We were very relieved and appreciative! They are definitely customer friendly. I highly recommend!!

Our guide was super fun!! Jiota? Sorry if I’m botching up the name but she was detailed informative and patient with us on this wonderful ride around town! Ur dinner recommendations - magnificent!! Thank you!!! 10 star if I can put that!!

Very informative. The guides are very friendly and gave us very good information about the history of Greece. Highly recommended 👍

Out tour was excellent, highly recommended over going ourselves.

I love how the guide was, he made it fun and enjoyable.