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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
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Private Tour: Central Athens Highlights Tour by TRIKKE
"Meet your private guide in central Athens at your chosen start time. Then enjoy a safety briefing and training on your Trikke. Put on your helmet and practice on your three-wheeled electric vehicle; it’s fun and easy to ride! Once you feel comfortable follow your guide around the city center and enjoy several stops for photos as you learn about the sights. Feel free to ask as many questions as you wish; the beauty of a private guide is that any commentary is tailored to your interests.On your tour pass Panathenaic Stadium — site of the first modern Olympic Games in 1896 — as well as the University of Athens National Library and the neoclassical Academy of Athens. Glide through leafy Syntagma Square
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More Transportation in Athens

By airplane or by ship.

By airplane or by ship.Use metro (nice way to get to Athens from Piraeus) and local bus, but bear in mind that conductors are not friendly and may kick you out of the bus if you, feeling hot,...
Sep 12, 2002

From abroad you should come by...

From abroad you should come by plane. Look at Olympic Airways.If you come from Greece, you can take the train or the bus. Try OSE (Greek Railways) and KTEL (public bus service).Take the metro or buses...
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Aug 26, 2002

From abroad... By plane (New...

From abroad... By plane (New airport Eleftherios Venizelos), train (OSE - Stathmos Larissis), car, ship (Pireus port)...By 1. bus (full ticket 0.45 Euros), 2. trolley (yellow kind of bus that moves...
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Aug 25, 2002

Athens Transportation Link From ATHENS 2004

everything you have to know about Transportation in Athens during the Olympic games and not only...English- Francais
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Vas. Georgiou A' 1, Constitution Square, Athens, 10563, Greece
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10 Syngrou Avenue, Athens, Attica, 11742, Greece
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18 - 20 N Nikodimou St, (formerly Golden Tulip), Athens, 10557, Greece
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3 Vassileos Georgiou A' St, Syntagma Square, Athens, Attica, 10564, Greece
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9-11 Lyssikratous Street, Plaka, Athens, Attica, 10558, Greece
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46 Vassilissis Sofias Avenue, Athens, Attica, 11528, Greece
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Lycabettus Hill

Athens abounds with hills, and many are so barren they surge upwards and unpopulated out of the cityscape. Of all these hills, the standout is Mount Lycabettus, rising like a limestone fist from...
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To understand why the Romans were so in awe of the Greeks, one only has to look at the Acropolis, built 400 years before the Romans achieved anything similar in scale. Like with the Pyramids of Egypt,...
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Changing of the Guard

It was a grey cold day at the Syntagma square, but still, as every day at 11AM, the changing guard of the Parliament building went on. This ceremony is 24 times daily but the main one takes place each...
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If Athens had an "old town centre", then Plaka would probably be it. Centrally located under the Acropolis, it has narrow streets evocative of the 19th century. Not quite ancient Athens, although...
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Ancient Agora

Ancient Agora. We made the tour around the Agora and saw the splendid temple of Hephaestus (construction started in 449 BC). Afterwards we visited the Stoa of Attalos, reconstructed by the Americans...
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Temple Of Olympian Zeus

This was at one time the biggest temple in Ancient Greece, but today much of the building has been destroyed over the centuries. It's location at the foot of the Acropolis meant it was vulnerable to...
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