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Athens City Tour & Acropolis Museum Skip The Line
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4.8 out of 5 based on 172 reviews
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08:30
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5 Hours
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Athens
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€54.00
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  • Skip the long lines and save time
  • Panoramic city tour of Athens city centre
  • Guided tour of Acropolis with proffesional guide
  • See top Athens attractions such as the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Constitution Square and Panathenaic Stadium
  • Visit  the Acropolis of Athens and see the world-famous Parthenon temple
  • Guided tour of the Acropolis Museum
  • See the Erecthion with Caryatids
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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. Hear insightful commentary from your guide, and pass top Athens attractions including the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Greek Parliament building and Presidential Palace 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, depart for a photo stop at Panathinaiko Stadium where the first Olympic Games took place in 1896. It is the only stadium built out of white marble. Proceed, passing by Zappeion and Temple of Olympian Zeus.  You will then pass 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, Schliemann’s House (Numismatic Museum), Catholic Cathedral,  Old Parliament, Constitution Square ,Russian Orthodox Church, and finally ACROPOLIS (visit Propylae the gateway, Temple of Athena Nike, Parthenon, Erechtheion with its Porch of Maidens). Stroll up to the UNESCO-listed site that served as the ancient citadel, and tour the buildings as you hear how they reflected Athens’ prosperity in the 5th century BC.

Continue the expert guided Athens sightseeing and museum tour with a pleasant short walk passing by Herodion and Dionysos Theater, in order to visit the  ACROPOLIS museum. Avoid and skip the lines of the new museum. Main attractions such as votives, artifacts of every day life, statues from archaic period, Caryatids, and of course the Parthenon hall with the metopes, the pediments and the frieze will impress you. 

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  • Transport by luxury A/C bus
  • Hotel Pick up and drop off  service
  • Services of a Professional and licensed guide
  • All taxes
  • Acropolis & Acropolis museum entrance fees
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Personal expenses
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Entrance fees: Admission tickets are being paid to the guide at the start of the tour offering skip-the-line access.

For Acropolis hill, comfortable walking shoes, sun glasses, hat and loose fitted clothing are strongly recommended. If you need additional information please do not hesitate to contact us and we will provide to you in order to help you decide if this tour or activity is right for you.

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4.8 out of 5 based on 172 reviews
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Reviewed August 27, 2019

“Una excursión llena de experiencias”

Nos gustó mucho todo el recorrido por el Acrópolis y la ciudad de Atenas. Eran muchas cosas llenas de historia y la guía tenía muchísimo conocimiento sobre todo lo que enseñaba/explicaba. Sólo recomendaríamos hacer las explicaciones delante de cada sitio in situ y dedicando un cierto tiempo a cada cosa para poder apreciarlo mejor mientras escuchas las explicaciones.

LucíaSpain
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Reviewed July 31, 2019

“Good introduction to Athens”

We met the bus at the Key Tours office near the Royal Olympic Hotel. Clear instructions from office staff. On bus it took a while to sort out passengers but soon on the road. City tour was informative, with quick stop at the Olympic stadium. Bus dropped us at Acropolis entry. Guide got our tickets, saving the 200 long queue. Still another queue to get through turnstiles, then up to the top with the thousands in the crowd. Great views of the Parthenon and other buildings while guide told the history. Met at the exit, walked to the Acropolis museum. Saved queuing again. Interesting tour. Well done.

TerryAustralia
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Reviewed July 27, 2019

“Wonderful tour! The tour guide was very knowledgeable and passionate!”

The tour was excellent. The tour guide was very knowledgeable. He answered all questions. He was very passionate about the history. His passion for history was really helpful in the museum where we were directed to certain pieces. The museum would have be overwhelming and we would have missed a lot of information if we hadn't done the tour.

ShelleyCanada
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Reviewed July 7, 2019

Amazingly beautiful!

It's a dream come true! It's nice to be at Acropolis and know its history.

JamesUnited States
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Reviewed July 3, 2019

It was very enjoyable. Our tour guide was excellent. She knew everything about the monuments! Excellent!

Ndumiso South Africa
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Reviewed June 29, 2019

Anastasia is a great guide. Regrettably we had to leave part way through the museum tour as jet lag caught up with us, but a good tour.

DanielCanada
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Reviewed June 15, 2019

Highly recommend

Helen is a very knowledgeable and friendly guide. We enjoyed all the interesting stories that she shared. There was a very rude tour guide of a small group shouted at Helen when we were in the Museum. We guessed it was because our group was big and that small group could not stand next to the statue. She shouted at Helen several times in a terrible manner. But Helen handled that very patiently and elegantly. Impressive!

MandyHong Kong
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