Acropolis Now

A private tour of the Parthenon and the iconic Acropolis monuments

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Duration

Half-Day (10:00 - 12:00)

Location

Athens

Price

Theme

Archaeology

Runs

Monday to Sunday

Meeting Point

Acropolis Metro Station

The perfect way to experience the archaeological area of the Acropolis and discover the history and secrets of the Parthenon and the other Acropolis monuments.

Find out about the stories & myths that make the difference between merely looking at ruins and going on a walk through time, wandering along the fault lines between humankind and the divine.

Discover what were the logistics behind this monumental construction program & how the ancient Athenians funded the buildings.

Understand how the monuments have evolved through the years.

Itinerary

10:00

Meet your guide at the Acropolis Metro Station.

Part 1

Visit to the archaeological area of the Acropolis, in search of the little secrets of the rock: visual corrections, colors, damaged architectural elements and the stories behind these iconic monuments.

Part 2

Walk along Dionysiou Areopagitou Street to take in the scenery, characteristic of a city that has been inhabited for centuries: contemporary apartment buildings, neoclassical houses and the Acropolis rock with the Parthenon, the Theatre of Dionysus and the Herodeion, the famous Roman Music Hall.

12:00

Ending Point: Acropolis Metro Station

Highlights

Take a private tour of the marvelous monuments that compile the archaeological site of the Acropolis of Athens!

Ascend on the rocky Acropolis hill to discover the famous Parthenon, the Erechtheion and the untold stories behind the design and construction of these iconic monuments!

Become familiar with the original topography of the Acropolis during Classical times & what  the purpose for this phenomenal building program was.

Get to know the historic context under which the Acropolis of Athens came to life and how this was become a world heritage landmark.

What's included

  • Private, state-licensed tour guide
  • Entry fees to the Acropolis Archaeological site

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