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Athens City tour and Acropolis Museum

Athens City tour and Acropolis Museum

From the Acropolis to Omonia Square, with the half day sightseeing  and New Acropolis museum you'll see all the famous sites of ancient and modern Athens on this comprehensive morning tour. Offering a perfect overview of the modern city, this guided tour will help you get your bearings if this is your first visit to Athens.

The Athens tour departs for the ancient Panathinaiko Stadium, cradle of the first modern Olympic Games of 1896 (short stop). Pass by the Prime Minister's residence, the ex Royal Palace, (guarded by the colourful Evzones in traditional costume), and the Zappion Conference and Exhibition Hall.

The tour continues by passing by the Temple of Olympian Zeus, noted for its very tall columns, the National GardensHadrian´s Arc (Roman), St. Paul´s Church, Parliament, Tomb of the Unknown SoldierSchliemann´s House (Numismatic Museum), the Catholic Cathedral, Academy, University, National Library, Old Parliament, Constitution Square, Russian Orthodox Church, and finally the Acropolis (visit Propylaea, Temple of Athena Nike, the Parthenon, Erechtheion with its Porch of Maidens).

Continue the expert guided Athens sightseeing and museum tour with a pleasant short walk passing by Herodion and Dionysos Theatre, in order to visit the new Acropolis museum, where main attractions such as votives, artefacts of everyday life, statues from the archaic period, the Caryatids, and of course the Parthenon Hall with the metopes, the pediments and the frieze will all deeply impress you with their artistic beauty and sublime levels of workmanship.

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