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Discover the Ancient City of Athens: History and Mythology.

Your Guru: George
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  • Athens
  • Available in English
  • 2 hours and 30 minutes

About the Guru

Hello, we are George and Nicholas and are part of the New Athens free tour team and we will show you two different sides to the city of Athens. The ancient historic city, full of history and mythology , or the modern city of Athens, with a strong alternative culture and great street art and graffiti. Choose the walk that suits you and see both sides of the city

Hello, we are George and Nicholas and are part of the New Athens free tour team and we will show you two different sides to the city of Athens. The ancient historic city, full of history and mythology , or the modern city of Athens, with a strong alternative culture and great street art and graffiti. Choose the walk that suits you and see both sides of the city

About the Tour

A walk through the historical center of Athens, where the Acropolis is the heart of the ancient and modern city. Athens is the birthplace of democracy and western civilization. I will show the key archaeological sites of the ancient city with a blend of history and mythology, while also walking in the old town of Plaka You will learn how to get the most of your time in Athens, not just sightseeing, but also night life and leisure in Athens What are we going to visit? -Hadrian's Library -Roman agora -Ancient Agora of Athens -Plaka -Mars hill / Areo pagus -Acropolis of Athens -Odeon of Herodes Atticus -Theatre of Dionysus -Acropolis museum -Anafiotika, a Hidden Island in the Heart of Athens -Arch of Hadrian / Temple of Zeus

Meeting point: Open in Google Maps

How to find me: In Monastiraki square in between the small church and wooden steps, holding New Athens sign

What's the price?

A guruwalk is a pay-what-you want walking tour, which means, it's completely free to book and join the group, but the 'guru' expects to be rewarded once the tour ends. Some people give €10 per person, some people give US‎$ 50, you choose the price.

For organizational purposes, it is mandatory to book the tour. Booking is completely free, fast and easy. Book your guruwalk now!

Tour opinions (55)

Mirela Babic 06/11/2021

Our tour guide Walter was by far the best tour guide we've ever had. He was very knowledgeable about the wast history of Athens and delivered it in a fun and engaging way. For anyone visiting, I would recommend you take this tour before visiting any sites. That way you can piece together the information given on the tour and the sites and exhibits you're going to see. We give Walter 10 out of 10!

Janneke van Vuuren 06/03/2021

Nice and informative tour. Very pleasant way to get the info about Athens

Response from George
Hey! Our first review since last year! Thanks so much for joining us and for the kind words!
Violet 11/04/2020

George was absolutely lovey and well informed. The route was great and I learnt so much about Greek history and a few jokes along the way. Highly recommend.

German russo 11/01/2020

Walter was a great tour guide, very knowledgeable, friendly and fun. Highly recommended :)

tal megged 11/01/2020

We had Walter as our guide in Athens 31/10/2020, and it was just fabulous! The history, archeology and mythology came to life in front of our eyes. In short distance of walking we covered so much, with a lot of stories, great hummer, and relevant comments! Everyone loved it! Strongly recommended!

4.7(55) Ratings

What's the price?

A guruwalk is a pay-what-you want walking tour, which means, it's completely free to book and join the group, but the 'guru' expects to be rewarded once the tour ends. Some people give €10 per person, some people give US‎$ 50, you choose the price.

For organizational purposes, it is mandatory to book the tour. Booking is completely free, fast and easy. Book your guruwalk now!

4.7(55) Ratings