- Explore the ruins of Acropolis
- Admire the views from Lycabettus Hill
Start the tour by visitng first the hill of Acropolis. Through the tour on the historical hill, you can see the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, The Temple of the Athena Nile, The monumental gateway (Propylaea) , the Erechtheum and the most famous Parthenon, which is the maoin temple dedicated to the virgin goddess Athena. Then transfer to Temple of Zues by way of Hardian Arch and from there visit Panathenaic Stadium where the first modern Olympic Games were held in 1896. Driver along the National garden afterwards to witness the changing of the guards (Euzones) in front of the old palace, which is now a days Parliament House above the central square of Athens. Then drive to Panepistimiou Street one of the most historical streets of Athens to see numerous neoclassical buildings still standing and datingf back to the last 19th centry but more importantly we’ll see the architectural trilogy of Athens (The Academy – The University – The National Library). Then moving into the historical center of the city we will drive up the highest hill of Athens, Lycabettus Hill, where you’ll have the best panoramic view of the city, from the hill of Acropolis to the Aegean Sea. Next stop would be the traditional Greek tavern with authentic Greek dishes or fresh fish – seafood by the sea yo have lunch. After it, visit the historical old neighborhoods of Athens, Plaka and Monastiraki, where the famous Andrianou Street is located, and be ending at the flea market (shopping area). Visit also the Roman Agora and the Tower Of The Winds and the Ancient Greek Agora which is considered the birthplace of democracy, philosophy and free speech. In the ancient Greek Agora, visit the Temple of Hephaestus (the best-preserved temple in Greece standing largely as built) and a small museum house under the Portico of Attalos. Eventually bringing us to the New Acropolis Museum. A brand new museum opened in 2009 to host all the findings that have been excavated on the hill of Acropolis and its slopes also known as the museum of the senses. It is counted as one of the best museums in the world.
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