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Discover the Ancient City of Athens: History and Mythology.

Your guru: George
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  • Athens
  • Available in: English

About the guru George

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
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How to find me: In Monastiraki square in between the small church and wooden steps, holding New Athens sign
Tour duration: 2 hours, 30 minutes

Tour schedule

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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!

Ratings 39

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Fernanda

16 hours ago

The guide was friendly and spoke good english. Easy going. Good recommendation for eating too

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Eline

23 hours ago

Perfect tour! With lots of tips to go see and do around Athens!

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Ciara

23 hours ago

This was a great tour. George knows his stuff and clearly loves it. Very informative, interesting, and engaging, the time flew by. I would recommend it to everyone

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ALICE

2 days ago

Upon arrival we were warmly welcomed by Walter our guide that introduced him self and we felt welcomed and with such a friendly atmosphere we had a fantastic start! The guide and tour was extremely good, lots of importants and usefull informations with good humour (appreciate this!) and for that she deserves a special thanks.

Walter is such a warm personality and highly motivated guide!

Many thanks again and I recommend Walter to everyone!

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Caitlin

3 days ago

Great tour by Walter! So glad I was able to do this tour during Covid. Walter knows a lot about the historical sites and is able to keep everybody entertained by including some funny facts about the ancient Greek. :) Thanks!

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Mark

3 days ago

Unbelievable amount of knowledge. Very well qualified with a undergraduate and postgraduate degree in classics & ancient history.

Head to the square for 10am and the tour will be there - even during covid!

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