The tour of Athens will commence in front of the Parliament building in Syntagma square with the changing of the Guards ( Euzonoi). From Syntagma square, the central historical district of the city and passing from the monument of the Unknown soldier you will enjoy a pleasant walk through the National Gardens the neoclassical Zappeion conference center (the oldest in Europe), the temple of Olympian Zeus, Hadrian’s Arch and the old Plaka district.
The tour continues with a visit to the Acropolis, where you will see the Propylea, the temple of Nike, the Parthenon, wonders of the Golden Age of Pericles.
From the Acropolis hill you will have a breathtaking view of the surroundings, including the Agora, the Observatory, the Democracy hill ( Pnyx ), the Philopappos Hill and Mars Hill.
You will also admire the theater of Dionysos and the Odeion of Herodus Atticus where ancient
Greek drama was first staged.
The guided tour ends on the hill of the Acropolis.
Tour starts at 09:30 lasts approximately 3 hours.
Estimated walking distance 1500 metres.