Historical center walking tour
See the best of what Athens has to offer, with this short but completely amazing city tour. our team will offer you a fully detailed guided tour that will take you through the major historical part of the city and will uncover for you all the history behind the today's view in an alternative and interactive way!
The tour begins inside the Syntagma metro station, where you will visit the metro Museum (in 10-15 minutes) with very interesting archaeological artifacts from the daily life of Ancient Athenians, that came to light during the construction of the metro.
You will then continue on to the House of the Greek Parliament, the Monument to the Unknown Soldier where you'll watch the changing of the guards, a classic but sacred moment of our city tradition.
Your tour continues towards the National Gardens and onto the neoclassical building of Zappeion Mansion, the worldwide famous ceremonie's hall.
You'll, then, meet the Presidential hall at the famous Herodou Attikou str. and you'll pass to reach the Panathenaic stadium, the place where the Olympic games took place at the first time, in the ancient times.
From there you walk towards the Philopappos Hill under the sacred Hill of Acropolis through the beautiful pedestrian walkway of Dionysiou Areopagitou. The tour ends at Philopappos Hill, where you will have plenty of time to take pictures on the Pnyx Hill and enjoy the wonderful views down to the city of Athens or continue your walk till to reach the exceptional Thisio neighborhood.
The tour is free of fees/charges based mainly on tips and donations
Included: personal guide
- English | Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday | 09:45