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Private Tour: Half day Athens Sightseeing and Acropolis Museum
"Following a hotel pick-up your first stop will be at the Panathinaikos Stadium cradle of the first modern Olympic games which took place in 1896. Pass by the Greek Parliament in the former Royal Palace of Syntagma Square and watch the fanciful Evzoni Guards in their amber tunics. Continue to the stately Zappion Conference Center in the National Gardens of Greece. Proceed Hadrian's Arc and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier guarded by more Evzones.You will pass the handsome Numismatic Museum at Schlieman's House the Catholic Cathedral
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Athens Private Small Group Full Day
"Meet your private driver during a pickup at your Athens hotel or the cruise port then take a seat in your comfortable vehicle to begin your tour. First visit the Acropolis of Athens — home to the Odeon of Herodes Atticus the Parthenon and the Temple of Athena Nike. Marvel at the ancient constructions you find and gain insight into their role in ancient Greece. With your private driver to lead the way explore the remains of the Temple of Olympian Zeus and the Panathenaic Stadium — where the first modern Olympic Games were held in 1986.During your tour take in top attractions including Old Parliament House and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and see the famous changing of the Presidential Guards. Admire the neoclassical architecture of the Athens Academy
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Acropolis of Athens Tour
"Join up with your expert guide at the prearranged meeting point then set off at a leisurely pace along the tree-lined streets to the foothills of the UNESCO-listed Acropolis of Athens — the ancient citadel and archaeological site that dominates the city.Make for the south slope of the acropolis to avoid the m then pay your entrance fee and head inside to see some of the world’s finest archaeological treasures. On the way visit the Theatre of Dionysus a 5th-century amphitheater that is often cited as the birthplace of the performing arts. Imagine the grand space filled with Ancient Greek theatergoers as you perch on one of the stone seats and hear about its long history from your guide. Then stop at Dionysus Sanctuary a site dedicated to the Greek god of wine and fertility who was also the patron god of the Greek stage.Inside the acropolis
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Acropolis - Temple of Athena Nike

It's small enough to be overlooked, and dwarfed even in comparison to the Propylaea (Acropolis Gate). But it's the first temple you see as you enter, and it's position over a sheer drop is the most...
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Jul 31, 2016

Temple of Athena Nike

The Temple of Athena Nike stood is a small Ionic temple that stands right on to of the Acropolis and which can be seen from all over Athens. This is very significant because Nike means "victory" in...
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Sep 29, 2011

Temple of Athena Nike

The Temple of Athena Nike (Featherless Victory) is situated southwest of the Entrance, on a rampart protecting the main entrace of the Acropolis. It was constructed in ca. 420 B.C. by the architect...
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Aug 20, 2008

Acropolis - Temple of Athena Niki

In the 6th century BC a little temple, dedicated to Athene Niki, was built in turf stones on the Mycenaean wall. In 437 BC, the architect Kallikratis started the construction of a marble temple. The...
Jul 17, 2005

The Temple of Athena Nike

Another Impressive remains of those amazing times.... All made of Marble, amazingly curved... Simply beautiful.... and imagine it was constructed in ca. 420 B.C !Even at this moment of writing this...
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Jan 30, 2005

Acropolis - Temple of Athena Nike

As you walk up the steps to the Acropolis, you will see the Temple of Athena Nike. It sits on a bastion that is 9.5m (31ft) tall, and was built by Kallikrates in 420 BC. There are 4 Ionic columns at...
Dec 11, 2004

Acropolis - Temple of Athena Nike

The Temple of Athena Nike is one of the first things visitors see when climbing to the entrance of the Acropolis. It stands on the remains of a Mycenaean fortification of Cyclopean masonry, originally...
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Apr 26, 2004

The Temple of Athena Nike

The Temple of Athena Nike was constructed in ca. 420 B.C. by the architect Kallikrates. It is built in the Ionic order, and it is amphiprostyle with a row of four columns in front of each of its...
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Dec 28, 2003

The Acropolis, The Temple of Athens Nike

The temple of Athena Nike is a tiny building to the right of the entrance. It was built in the Ionic style in Vth century BC and the frieze contains mostly historical rather than mythological scenes...
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Oct 23, 2003

Temple of Athena Nike - Acropolis

Athena, Nike, Victory. Remember the shoe brand Nike? Ok, just some trivia.THE TEMPLE OF ATHENA NIKE is no trivia though. It was built back then to commemorate the AThenians' victories over the...
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May 21, 2003

The Temple of Athena Nike

Was constructed in ca. 420 B.C. by the architect Kallikrates.It is a small amphiprostyle Ionic temple with a row of four columns in front of each of its narrow sides.The relief frieze on the upper...
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Mar 06, 2003

Temple of Athena Nike (Akropolis)

This is a temple dedicated to the goddess of victory, Nike. Yes Nike stands for more than simply shoes! It is small and thus is easy to overlook during your visit to the Akropolis. Unlike the...
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Jan 16, 2003
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Omonia Square

Short tour at the Omonia square A taxi driver who took as in his cab one night, told us in his own words the story about the Omonia square. He was a proud Greek man, around 65 years old. In his...
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The Zappeion is stunning building complex beside the National Gardens, is used as a Conference and Exhibition Center. In 1869, the Greek Parliament approved the building works for the Olympic Games...
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Acropolis - Erechtheion-Caryatids

Erechtheion was the devil spawn of the Goddess Athena, born of rape and put in a box to keep him secret. Those foolish enough to open the box, and see the snake beast within, threw themselves to their...
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Tower of the Winds

It's called the Tower of Winds for its most obvious features: the eights wind deities that grace its highest rim. The wind vane on its roof would indicate the wind direction, but it was also probably...
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Ermou Street.

To truly appreciate the cultural ambience and beauty of Athens one needs to take the time to amble through the streets. One of the best walking tours of Athens is to start at Syntagma Square and walk...
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Roman Agora

In Ancient Greece the Agora was an assembly or gathering of the city's people, like a modern town square. It brought together the city's different classes - artistic, political, philosophical,...
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