Acropolis Walking Tour

Athens, Greece
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Description

Syntagma Metro station is the place where your tour will begin. It houses many archaeological exhibits including ancient grave stones, an aqueduct from the 5th century BC, pottery, a 2,000-year old beehive and a mosaic from the 5th century AD. Visit the House of the Greek Parliament, former Palace. Take a stroll through the Syntagma Square, the heart of the city. Pass by the Sotira of Lycodimos or the Kottakis Church, both of which are beautiful Byzantine churches. Amble through the Plaka's paved streets before arriving at the Lysicrates Monument from the 4th century BC and the remnants of an old Christian Church. A ten-minute walk up the beautiful Dionysiou Areopagitou pedestrian walkway will get you to the Acropolis, crowned by the Parthenon, with its astounding views over the city below. Take a note of profound and detailed explanation of the history of its monuments by our guides. Watch the Dionysious Sanctuary, the Philopapos Hill, the Herodion Theatre and Mars Hill on the way to the Acropolis .