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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
From EUR60.00
 
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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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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46 Vassilissis Sofias Avenue, Athens, Attica, 11528, Greece
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9-11 Lyssikratous Street, Plaka, Athens, Attica, 10558, 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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Acropolis

The New Museum of Acropolis opened for the public on 20 June 2009. One of the basic reasons this museum was built for was that the greek governement wanted a good place to put the sculptures of...
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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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Plaka

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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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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Ancient Agora

The ancient Agora is a huge site, and its excavated remains can seem quite confusing at first glance. The Temple of Hephaistos is superbly-preserved (because it was used as a church and, later, a...
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Panathenaic Stadium - Kallimarmaro

If you are into sports and you like Olympic Games (I don’t!) Panathinaic Stadium is easy to visit as it is located in the center of Athens. It is famous because it was the stadium that the first...
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National Garden

I spent a relaxing two hours wandering many of the paths across, down and back up through these gardens where there is plenty of shade to escape the sun and numerous benches where many locals also...
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Areas to Avoid

We arrived to Athens in the afternoon and hopped on the metro to get to our hotel. And what to i realise when I get there.. All my cash is stolen!!!!!!! 510euros plus 100turkish lira. All gone. I've...
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People to Avoid

I swear I'm going to start pretending I don't speak English. I just fell for this scam not an hour ago, and went Googling to see if anyone else had had the same experience at a bar calld Reina. My...
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Taxis

We travelled to Athens Airport many times in the past but this was the first time we took a taxi for the transfer to city center. Having heard all the crazy stories about taxi drivers in Greece, we...
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Restaurants and Pubs To Avoid

If you do not want to lose a lot o money omit this bar. First you will meet on a street a men who has a wife from your country and he will offer you free drink. In the bar yo will meet a nice girl,...
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Driving and Walking

We thought we were ready for anything including our fold-out rain coats, but when it did start to rain we were reminded that the pavements of Athens central were marble! Suddenly our brisk walk-about...
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Demonstrations

At first, these demonstrations are not as dangerous as one might think. Most of them occur in fixed dates and in specific areas, which are : May 1st (labor day), usually around Syntagma Square...
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