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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

Taking a Taxi in Athens

Before you get in a taxi from the airport to the centre of Athens, ask how much approximately it will cost you, and make sure that the taxi driver knows well where to take you.If you realize that he...
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greekcypriot
Apr 13, 2011

TAXIS: The whole truth ...

So you have heard the horror stories of the TAXIS in Athens well here is the whole truth:Taxis are OBLIGATED to use a metter when you flag them down. The minute they see you are a tourist they try to...
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jajossif
Feb 10, 2007

Be ware of taxi scams at Syntagma square.

When you see the taxis lining up for clients at Syntagnma square you will often see that the first couple of taxis in the line do not have their "vacant light" on the roof on.That is cause they don't...
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cachaseiro
Mar 01, 2009

Dishonest taxi drivers

We had learned at the excellent www.athensguide.com that the taxi ride from the airport to the city would cost around 18EURO, and the first driver we found said it'd cost about 40E. We said no, CALLED...
OrlandoBR
Feb 25, 2003

Catch a taxi arranged from your hotel!vs sharks..

My hotel manager/reception guy offered to ring a taxi for me but Id seen them on the main street not far from where I was staying and thought that might be quicker, easier and cheaper - he didnt...
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angiebabe
Sep 25, 2009

The worst in the world!

I live in Athens and the worst thing to avoid are the taxis. Taxi- drivers are rude, trying to take more money from you, drive like being in hell! My advice is DO NOT TAKE TAXIS IN ATHENS! Try the...
Argyro_Athens
Nov 28, 2009

ESTABLISH THE PRICE FIRST!!

Taxi drivers are hustlers! They will try to rush you into their car, then make small talk about the relatives theyhave in whatever country you come from, then rip youoff when you arrive. ALWAYS ask...
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22scootergal
Jun 26, 2007

Great Experience with Taxi in Athens!

I was traveling alone in Athens in September of this year and when I came out of the airport, I decided to take a cab to avoid lugging my huge travel bag around. I ended up getting a cab driver who...
sarahelizabeth22
Oct 23, 2014

They will rip you off!!!!!

BEWARE!!!! The taxi's in Athens are not base solely upon distance, but also upon time in the taxi. Its completely to the drivers advantage to get stuck in traffic. Additionally, we were in a taxi on...
chaoticfun
Aug 01, 2006

Taxi in Athens

Trying to catch a taxi can be a very annoying sporting event! I asked a parked taxi if he could take me to my hotel and he replied that it wasn't that far away and that he was waiting to collect...
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Vieri4
Nov 30, 2005

Taxis

Most of Athens' taxi drivers, also known as scam artists or other more harsh words, are the cream of the crop. They are to be avoided unless it is absolutely necessary. I stopped taking taxis in...
grkboiler
Dec 11, 2004

Avoid Athens Taxi

We had one day in Athens from a cruise ship. At the harbor there was a taxi stand, and because we were a party of six, we hired 2 taxis at 15 Euros each to take us to the Acropolis. Instead, they took...
sofanon
Oct 17, 2011
 
 
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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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