From the Acropolis to Omonia Square, with the half – day sightseeing and Acropolis museum tour 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 half – day tour will help you get your bearings if this is your first visit to Athens.
The Athens half – day tour, departs for a photo stop at Panathinaic Stadium where the first Olympic Games took place in 1896. It is the only stadium built out of white marble. We proceed our tour, passing by Zappeion and Temple of Olympian Zeus. Then we will pass by the Athens Trilogy which includes the University of Athens, the Academy of Athens, and the National Library. Continue passing by National Garden, Hadrian’s Arc, St. Paul’s Church, Parliament, Tomb of the Unknown soldier and the Constitution Square (Syntagma).
At the Acropolis, you will visit the architectural masterpieces of the Golden Age of Athens: The Propylae, Temple of Athena Nike, 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 Theater.
Continue and visit a must-see in Athens, the place where finally the statues found their home: The New Acropolis Museum, voted by the Sunday Times as the 3rd best museum of the world.