Discover Athen's Ancient history on this fascinating walking tour. No trip to Athens is complete without a visit to the ancient Acropolis. See this monumental structure that towers above the city below. You will also see such sites as the House of Parliament and the Plaka.
For all you History buffs out there, this is the perfect way to experience Athens!
Syntagma Metro station, where your tour begins contains many archaeological exhibits including ancient grave stones, an aqueduct from the 5th century BC, pottery, a 2,000-year old beehive and a mosaic from the 5th century AD.
You will then see the House of the Greek Parliament, former Palace. Walking through the Syntagma Square, the heart of the city, you come either to Sotira of Lycodimos or the Kottakis Church both beautiful Byzantine churches which you are going to visit.
Continue strolling through the Plaka's paved streets before arriving at the Lysicrates Monument from the 4th century BC and the remnants of an old Christian Church. A ten-minute walk up the beautiful Dionyssiou Areopagitou pedestrian walkway will bring you to the Acropolis, crowned by the Parthenon, with its spectacular views over the city below.
You will enjoy a profound and detailed explanation of the history of its monuments by our knowledgeable licensed guides. On the way to the Acropolis you will also see the Dionysus Sanctuary, the Philopapos Hill, the Herodion Theatre and the Mars Hill.
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