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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 14

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Tom

2 days ago

Very good tour. We had Walter and he was very friendly and informative. He gave a lot of information while being able to elaborate from questions asked. I would highly recommend this tour.

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Alexis

2 days ago

What a great moment we shared with George. Lovely complete tour with very interesting insights about his lovely city.

George is a perfect guide !

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Gabriela

4 days ago

Great tour! Walter was very attentive throughout the tour. He showed us the main historical monuments and told us about the history of Athens and Greece. We had tips on what to do during our stay.

We highly recommend the tour.

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Michele

4 days ago

Great tour and great guide: very well prepared, professional, smart and funny. It's been 3 hours of pure enjoyment.

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Laura

4 days ago

Great tour! Walter is a cool and fun guy and fluent in english, so it was easy to understand what he was saying. Thanks for the adventure!

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Tony

5 days ago

Walter was very knowledgeable and extremely funny! He has a background in Archaeology and he's Greek American, so it's interesting and important to learn history from an unbiased point of view. I highly recommend!

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