The Acropolis and Ancient Agora Tour begins inside the Acropolis metro station. Your guide will make his first stop at the archaeological exhibits which were found in the excavations of the New Acropolis Museum area. Then you will continue walking on the pedestrian streets of Makrigianni and Dionysus Areopagitou str., nearby Plaka and the new Acropolis Museum (WC is available).
We enter Acropolisfrom the south slope to skip the lines and avoid the crowds. Your ascent here begins while you are taking in the spectacular views of the city below. You will visit the theatre ofDionysus, Asclepius Sanctuary and adore the Concert Hall of Herodes Atticus. Reaching Acropolis top point, your guide will give you a detailed explanation of the glorious monuments such as, the Parthenon, the Erechtheion, the Propylaia,the Nike Temple, the Beule Gate, the Observatory, the Philopapposand the Marsand Pnyx Hills.
Your first part of the tour finishes in the viewpoint of Acropolis and you will have free time to explore the hill on your own (WC is available).
After your free time break, you will continue your walking tour towards Ancient Agora. The ancient agora is the cradle of ancient democracy with a marvelous museum of the ancient history in the reconstructed Stoa of Attalus by the money of the sponsor Rockefeller back in the 1950s. Inside the Agora (marketplace) we will see the church of Saints Apostles (11th A.C.E.), the Panathenianway, the palace of the Giants and the temple of Hephaestus. At last you will walk towards the modern historical city of Athens, Monastiraki square and Plakaarea, that you can have you lunch break.
It is inside the Acropolis Metro Station, next to the ticket validating machines. Your tour guide will be holding Athens Walking Guide sign.
Acropolis metro station archaeological exhibits
New Acropolis Museum
Dionysus Areopagitou street
Theatre of Dionysus
Concert Hall of Herodes Atticus
The Philopappos Monument
Stoa of Attalus
the Panathenian way
the Palace of the Giants and the
Temple of Hephaestus
Monastiraki flea market area
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