Athens city tour
Athens city half day tour starts from your hotel or from the cruise ship terminal. We will drive to the Athens center Syntagma square, where we will see the Greek Parliament and the most famous hotels in the Athens city that enclose the square.
After we will pass from Fillelinon street where we will see the Russian and Anglican churches in Athens. Next we will drive to the Temple of Zeus, which is a visited open-air museum, part of unification of the archaeological sites of Athens. After the spectacular Temple of Zeus and its columns, we will stop for photos at the Panathenaic Stadium also known as the Kallimarmaro which hosted the 1st modern Olympic Games in 1896.
Next we will go at Herodes Atticus Street where is the Office house of the Prime Minister of Greece and also the Office house of the President of the Republic.
Then we will visit the first world's building built exclusively for the Olympics Games, the Zappeion Megaron Hall. Next stop is the Tomb of Unknown Soldier in front of the Parliament of Greece. There we will watch the changing of the guards of Presidency.
After we will follow the Panepistimiou street and we will pass from the Monetary Museum of Athens The trilogy buildings Academy, University, National Library .
Our route will be continued at the Old Parliament building - a neoclassical building - at Stadiou street. It is now the National Historical Museum of Greece. In front of the building stands the bronze statue of General Theodoros Kolokotronis, one of the leaders at the Greek revolution of 1821.
Next we will visit the Lycabettus Hill where we can see a panorama of Athens city.
After we will go on the Acropolis and the Temple of Parthenon. There we will have the unique opportunity to admire the splendid monument of the Athenian state of the Parthenon temple which built to honor the goddess of Athens in the mid-fifth century BC. Also we visit the Odeon of Herodes Atticus and the Theatre of Dionysus Elefthereus.
Next stop is Roman Agora.
After you will have a break for a coffee/lunch to The famous Plaka district .The driver will be waiting for an hour . After that we'll go back to your hotel or Cruise ship .
- Duration: 5 hours
- Persons: 1-4