Visiting Athens is a unique experience,so you can join us and you will have the chance to discover our history,civilization and beauty of our wonderful city.This tour gives you an opportunity to observe the striking contrasts that make Athens such a fascinating city.
First of all the duration of this tour is 8-9 hours. You can see the most important monuments of Athens. You have the chance to admire the magnificent panorama of the city from Lycabetus hill at 745 ft. (277 m), Lycabettus stands high above Athens, commanding a clear view across the Attica basin and the Aegean. Facing the viewing platforms Agios Georgios, the tiny white chapel of St.George.
Then you will visit the Acropolis. UNESCO calls itthe symbol of World Heritage.It’ s the symbol of democracy and Greek civilization.It’s the site of four of the greatest masterpieces of classical Greek art – the Parthenon(former temple on the Athenian Acropolis, Greece, dedicated to the goddess Athena), , Thermopylae(the monumental gateway to the Acropolis), the Erechtheum (is an ancient Greek temple on the north side of the Acropolis of Athens in Greece which was dedicated to both Athena and Poseidon)and the Temple of Athena Nike.
During this tour you will also see the changing of the guards (evzones) in front of the Greek parliament and the memorial of Unknown soldier .One other stop is at the Monastiraki square, then you will visit the trilogy of our culture (the academie of Athens, the university and the-national library) .In addition we will continue and you will admire first the Temple of Olympian Zeus second Hadrian’s Arch , third the Panathenaic Stadium (also known as the Kallimármaro (Καλλιμάρμαρο, meaning the “beautifully marbed” is the only stadium in the world built entirely of marble The Stadium hosted the first modern Olympic Games in 1896.Finally you will have free time in the ancient neighborhood of Athens close to Acropolis,named Plaka .Plaka is full of people,music ,typical restaurants“tavernas”, beautiful houses, cozy cafes,little shops of souvenirs.
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