Discover Athens City’s Greatest Treasures
on this Athens Morning Sightseeing Tour
On this Athens Morning Sightseeing Tour visit The UNESCO-Listed Acropolis of Athens and The Magnificent Parthenon – the reflection of Athens City s’ prosperity in the 5th century BC. Visit the world famous New Acropolis Museum where more than 4,000 ancient objects are exhibited.
Explore the most important sites of Athens City – the Change of the Guards (Evzones) at the Greek Parliament and the Panathenaic Stadium (Kallimarmaro), stage of the first modern Olympic Games in 1896, the National Library, the Metropolitan Cathedral of Athens City and the historical Temple of Olympian Zeus — a gigantic, semi-ruined edifice completed in the 2nd century AD.
All the way through this Athens Morning Sightseeing Tour our Professional Guide leads you into the turbulent rich history of Athens City, where the modern world meets the past…
Places We Visit
What to Expect
On this Athens Morning Sightseeing Tour our Professional Guide will present you the Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, Parthenon or Temple of Athena Parthenos (Athena the Virgin), the Erechtheum, the Theatre of Dionysus where all the famous dramas written by Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides were first performed, the impressive Herod Atticus’ Odeum.
During the guided tour at Acropolis of Athens you will be introduced to the mystery and the history of Parthenon – where a total of 2,675 tons of architectural members were restored, with 686 stones reassembled from fragments of the originals, 905 patched with new marble, and 186 parts made entirely of new marble. A total of 530 cubic meters of new Pentelic marble were used.
Your guide will narrate you of the Athenian democracy – which developed in the Ancient Greek City-State of Athens 3000 years ago – in the Pnix Hill where democracy was first born.
Afterwards, we will visit the New Acropolis Museum to admire the exhibits illustrating 5000 years of history. It is an Archaeological Museum focused on the findings of the Archaeological Site of The Acropolis of Athens. The New Acropolis Museum was built in 2003 to house every artifact found on the rock and on its feet, from the Greek Bronze Age to Roman and Byzantine Greece. It also lies on the archaeological site of Makrygianni at the foot of the Acropolis hill.
During this Athens Morning Sightseeing Tour you will have a full view of Athens City with its historical sites and monuments such as:
- Panathenaic Stadium (Kallimarmaro)
- National Picture Gallery
- Glass Runner
- Megaron Concert Hall
- National Archaeological Museum
- National Theatre
- Omonia Square
- Open Market
- National Historical Museum
- Syntagma Square
- Plaka Historical Area
- Downtown shopping center
- Flea Market
- St. Nikodimos Russian Orthodox Church
- St. Paul’s Anglican Church
- National Park (ex Royal Gardens)
- Monastiraki Square
- Greek Parliament (ex Royal Palace)
- Tomb of the Unknown Soldier (Evzones)
- Iliou Melathron Numismatic Museum
(H. Schliemann’s Home)
- St. Denis Roman Catholic Cathedral
- Neoclassical Building of Central Bank of Greece
- Academy of Arts & Letters
- University of Athens
- National Library
- Presidential Residents (ex Royal Palace)
- Change of the Guards
- Zappio Congress
- Temple of Olympian Zeus
- Hadrian’s Gate
- Dionysus Theatre
- Asclepieum Medical Center
- Herod Atticus Odeon
- Areopagous (St. Paul Acts XVII on Mars Hill)
Pick Up Service
- Pick Up is available from the majority of Hotels in Athens City and suburbs.
During the booking procedure you can select the appropriate option.
- Please be at the pick up point 5 minutes before the Appointed Pick up Time