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Athens Sightseeing with Acropolis Museum
"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
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Private Walking Tour: National Archaeological Museum
"Syntagma Metro station where your tour begins contains many archaeological exhibits including ancient grave stones an aqueduct from the 5th century BC pottery a 2000-year old beehive and a mosaic from the 5th century AD. See the House of Parliament guarded by elite soldiers known as Evzones. The tomb of the Unknown soldier can be found at the front of the building.Heading down El. Venizelos Street you will see the Numismatic museum comprising 400
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Athens Night Segway Tour
"Meet your local guide in the evening when the Athens’ midday heat has gone and the daytime crowds have dispersed and start your tour with an orientation session to get familiar with your two-wheeled electric self-balancing Segway. Once you feel comfortable begin gliding along quiet streets to the foothills of the UNESCO-listed Acropolis of Athens – the ancient citadel and archeological site that dominates the city.On the northeastern slopes of the Acropolis is the neighborhood of Plaka -- the city’ home to the Ancient Agora of Athens; once the heart of the ancient city
From EUR85.00

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Acropolis

If you only have time to visit one place in Athens, it absolutely must be the Acropolis, one of the most important historical sights in all of western civilization, if not the world. It might sound...
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AcornMan
Apr 26, 2004

Greek Flag

At the eastern end of the Acropolis, past the museum, you will come to a point that is built up and has the Greek flag flapping in the air. It is a great place to gaze over this part of the city,...
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Jmill42
Mar 16, 2004

Beule Gate

After you purchase your ticket to all of the sights and decide to head up to the Acropolis, the first thing that will greet you at the top is the Beule Gate. This front of rock was created by the...
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Jmill42
Mar 16, 2004

The Acropolis

No visit to Athens would be complete without the Acropolis being visited. Meaning "High City", the Acropolis has been inhabited since the Broze Age (~500 BC). With its high situation above the...
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Jmill42
Mar 15, 2004

The Acropolis

Athens exist because of the Acropolis. Being the scared rock for many centuries, its the most important religious centre of the city of Athens. Crowned by the Parthenon, its visible everywhere within...
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evancheong
Mar 02, 2004

The Acropolis of Athens

The Acropolis hill, so called the "Sacred Rock" of Athens, is the most important site of the city. During Perikles' Golden Age, ancient Greek civilization was represented in an ideal way on the hill...
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amsterdam_vallon
Dec 28, 2003

Acropolis

In the mid-5th century BC, Perikles persuaded the Athenians to begin a grand programme of new building work in Athens that has come to represent the political and cultural achievements of Greece. The...
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unexplored
Dec 23, 2003

The Acropolis

The Acropolis is by far the most popular ?must see activity; in Athens. The first settlements on this rocky hill were found in the early neolithic age and the Acropolis stood as a witness of time ever...
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belgrade03
Oct 23, 2003

The Acropolis, The Erechteum

The most elegant building of the Acropolis is the Erechtheum, built on the spot where, according to legend, Athena and Poseidon argued about the name of the city. What makes this temple so exquisite...
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belgrade03
Oct 23, 2003

History!!

This is no revelation, but it's true, you really have to go to the Acropolis. Touristy, yes, but amazing. Just to think that you are walking around where so many others have walked before, is pretty...
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ncoutroulis
Oct 17, 2003

Acropolis I - Parthenon

Of course this is something you can not miss. Even if it is extremely hot, (it is up the hill... and yes, you have to walk up there).It is amazing if you can check a picture showing how it was in the...
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zindara
Aug 08, 2003

THE ACROPOLIS: Stoa of Eumenes

If you come down from on the path which lead you to Temple of Asklepios, you will reach 'Stoa of Eumenes'. It is a long colonnade built by Eumes II, who was the 'King of Pergamum' from 197 to 159 BC. ...
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Pakistaniguy
Jun 10, 2003
 
 
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Central Market - Varvakios Agora

It is a great way to spend money on food. Also known as ΔΗΜΟΤΙΚΗ ΑΓΟΡΑ ΑΘΗΝΩΝ, it is located between Omonia and Monastiraki.
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Numismatic Museum

It’s probably the museum that I have passed by more than an other in Athens but it was only November 2015 when I visited for the first time (because a friend that we had a meeting near by told me he...
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Benaki Museum

Benaki Museum is my favourite museum in Athens. Many temporary exhibitions are organized here. Last time we visited the Benaki Museum in April 2010 there were three temporary exhibions: The first one...
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Museum of Cycladic Art

A collection of ancient treasures. The museum consists a wide range of exhibits, ranging from the Cycladic period to ancient Greek period and even a segment on contemporary art work. The contents...
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Jewish Museum

As described on the brochure of the Museum: "The Museum was founded in 1977 to collect, preserve, research and exhibit the material evidence of 2.300 years of Jewish life in Greece.As a historical...
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Tzistarakis Mosque

It is located on Μοναστηράκι and is easily accessible by metro. It was built in 1759 and has no minaret. This is still a problem for the Muslim community of Athens, since this is one of the very few...
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