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  2. Attica
  3. Athens
  4. Ancient Agora of Athens

Athens: Guided Tour of Ancient Agora and Agora Museum

Product ID: 122771
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Visit Ancient Agora, the commercial, political and financial heart of ancient Athens. The walk through the monuments will offer you the sense of traveling back in time. This is where the ancient Athenians created the cradle of western civilization.
About this activity
Duration 1.5 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore one of the most important sites of the antiquity, the birthplace of philosophy and democracy
  • Visit the Hephaestus Temple, the best-preserved Greek temple from the 5th century BC
  • Admire the Attalos Museum and its artifacts of great historical value
Full description
Visit the cradle of democracy and explore one of the most important sites of the antiquity, the birthplace of philosophy. The ancient agora was the commercial, political and financial heart of ancient Athens and is the place where Socrates, Plato and many world-known philosophers walked and taught their thinking. 

You will visit the Hephaestus Temple, the best preserved Greek Temple from the 5th century BC and you will see the wonderful church of the 12 Apostles, the Temple of Apollo Patroos, the Stoa of Zeus, the Altar of Zeus. With the input of your knowledgeable guide, the ancient stones will come alive. 

Then your licensed guide will take you to the Attalos Museum, which is worthwhile visiting as it houses artifacts of great historical value.
Includes
  • Local licensed guide
  • Skip-the-line service
What’s Not Included
  • Entry fees to the archaeological sites (€4-€8 )
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Food and beverages
  • Gratuities (optional, 10% recommended)

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Your guide, holding an orange colored sign, will meet you outside the main entrance of the archaeological site of the Ancient Agora, on Adrianou street, opposite St. Philippos Greek Orthodox Church. Please be at the meeting point 15 minutes prior to given departure time. This is a continuation of the Athens City Tour & Acropolis tour which starts earlier.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Student card
Not allowed
  • Baby strollers
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough participants to meet tour requirements. In that case, an alternative or a full refund will be offered.
• The tour takes place in all weather, rain or shine, so please be prepared with hat, raincoat etc.
• Admission fees for all places visited are not included in the tour price. Please make sure you have enough cash (euros) with you to purchase the tickets. The tour operator will pre-buy the tickets for you so that you skip the ticket line
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.4 / 5
based on 18 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.6/5
Organization
4.3/5
Value for money
4.3/5
Safety
4.7/5

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ATHENS WALKING TOURS

Product ID: 122771