Athens Highlights from Hotel
Athens Highlights from HotelThe Athens and Acropolis tour will take you back in time to the glory of Classical Greece, where you will see countless historical...
DescriptionAthens Highlights from HotelThe Athens and Acropolis tour will take you back in time to the glory of Classical Greece, where you will see countless historical landmarks. The Athens tour begins at the Panathinaikos Stadium, where the first modern Olympic games took place in 1896. On the bus, you will pass by impressive landmarks, including the Royal Palace, the Zappion Conference and Exhibition Hall, the Greek Parliament, and much more.When you reach the site of the Acropolis, get off the bus to begin your Acropolis tour. The Acropolis, a UNESCO World Heritage Site is a cultural landmark and ancient citadel located on a rocky outcrop above the city of Athens. The Acropolis was used in Classical Greece as a refugee city in case of an attack from an outside force. This area contains many historical structures and museums. These structures include the Parthenon, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Sanctuary of Pandion, and so many more. Walk through the Dionysus Theater to the new Acropolis museum, which holds fascinating artifacts from Greek history. Admire the Caryatids and the magnificent Metopes of the Parthenon hall. The Acropolis tour will conclude as you are taken back to the heart of Athens. The Athens City and Acropolis tour is the ideal way to experience the history of Greece and to see for yourself this amazing city's ancient glory.
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