Discover all the major sites in Athens and learn the history and anecdotes behind the most important monuments of the historical city and the Acropolis. After being picked up at your hotel, you'll begin your experience at the House of the Greek parliament and the Monument to the Unknown Soldier where you'll have the chance to watch the changing of the guards. Your tour then continues on towards the National Gardens, passing by the Panathenaic Stadium and on to the beautiful neoclassical Zappeion Hall and Temple of Zeus. Next, you'll head towards the beautiful pedestrian walkway of Dionyssiou Areopagitou, passing by the Odeon of Herodes Atticus until you reach Areopagus Hill were you'll begin your ascent: while you walk, take in the spectacular views of the city below. Your guide will give you a detailed explanation of the glorious sites of the Acropolis such as the Parthenon, Erechtheion, Propylaea, Nike Temple and the rest of the surrounding monuments. Your tour will end at the New Acropolis Museum, an absolute must-see and the best way to complete your city tour of Athens, with its 4,000 artifacts on display and excavations visible under stunning glass floors.
Walking tour of Athens highlights with New Acropolis Museum - Tour Code: 19287
Start City: Athens End City: Athens
Duration: 1 Day(s) Language: English Hotel Pickup: Yes