The Untold Acropolis

A private tour of the Acropolis and the iconic Parthenon

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Duration

Half-Day (10:00 - 12:00)

Location

Athens

Price

From 100€ per person for 4 persons

Theme

Archaeology

Runs

Monday to Sunday

Meeting Point

Acropolis Metro Station

Enjoy an in-depth exploration of the Acropolis and discover the history and secrets of the Parthenon and the other iconic 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 the logistics  behind this monumental construction project & how the ancient Athenians funded their buildings.

Understand how the monuments have evolved through the centuries.

Itinerary

10:00

Meet your guide at the Acropolis Metro Station.

10:00-10:45

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

10:45-11:50

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 Theater 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 period  & what  the purpose for this phenomenal building program was.

Get to know the historic context in which the Acropolis of Athens developed through the ages  and how the Parthenon became a world heritage monument.

What's included

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

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