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  2. Attica
  3. Athens
  4. Plaka

Athens: Temple of Olympian Zeus E-Ticket and Audio Tour

Product ID: 200947
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Visit the Olympieion with a pre-booked e-ticket combined with a self-guided audio tour on your smartphone. Marvel at the remains of a colossal temple at the pulsating heart of Athens and end your walk with a stop at the balaneion, a Greek public bath.
About this ticket
Valid 1 day
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Audio guide/headphones
English
Cancellation policy
Cancel up to 3 days in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit hassle-free with a pre-booked e-ticket for the Temple of Olympian Zeus
  • Download your digital audio tour on your Android or iOS smartphone
  • Marvel at the grandeur of ancient architecture
  • Gain insight into the history and myths of ancient Athens
  • Discover an ancient bathhouse and picture everyday life thousands of years ago
Full description
Step inside one of the most potent landmarks of Greece and enjoy a unique experience provided by a pre-booked e-ticket combined with a digital audio tour on your smartphone. As you approach the Great Propylon, freshen up your Greek Mythology and listen to the story of the Great Deluge, the divine wrath that fell upon humankind on a day when Zeus felt kind of stormy. Weave through the enormous 17-meter pillars and go on a riotous journey back in time to learn about the turbulent 700-year history of the construction of the temple and its fate throughout the centuries. At the same time, this is a gripping coming-of-age story of the city itself as it is rolled into a brilliantly tied narrative.

Among many other stories, you will learn about the gory bloodbath upon which the city was founded by legendary Theseus. Hear about the attempts of an Athenian tyrant and a Roman emperor to juxtapose their rule over men to the celestial power of Zeus. Listen to the tale of the ferocious thunderstorm that brought about terrible damage to the temple. Learn about the premonitions of imminent disaster among the locals in 19th-century Athens. Finally, you will end your tour at close proximity to the temple, where you will discover the relics of an ancient bathhouse and learn about the rejuvenating benefits of public baths.
Includes
  • Entrance fee / adult e-ticket for the Temple of the Olympian Zeus
  • Secure promo code to access the tour after downloading the app
  • Self-guided audio tour for your smartphone (Android & iOS) in English
  • Offline content with offline interactive map to avoid roaming charges
What’s Not Included
  • Pick up or drop-off at your accommodation
  • Live tour guide
  • Smartphone or headphones
  • Food or drink
  • App compatibility with Windows phones
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

There is no meeting point. No live guide will accompany you. The audio tour starts at the entrance of the Temple of Olympian Zeus.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Headphones
  • Charged Smartphone
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Baby strollers
Know before you go
• Υour e-ticket will be emailed to you 24 hours prior to your selected travel time.
• Download the mobile app before your visit, select the audio tour “The great debt: the Olympieion, Athens” & download it on your smartphone
• Skip the main ticket line and proceed to the expedited line to enter each archaeological site. Tickets need to be printed or downloaded on your phone. Get your Guide Vouchers are not accepted at the entrance.
• This product is a skip-the-line e-ticket & a self-guided audio tour. No live guide will accompany you.
• Participants aged 0-18 and EU Students can enter for free upon presentation of their ID or passport at the location. However, it is required for them to queue to receive their zero-value pass.
• Non-EU Students and participants over 65 years old are entitled to reduced tickets. However, reduced tickets do not have a skip-the-line privilege.
• Please ensure you have enough storage space (required size for the app & tour: 100-150 MB)
Customer reviews
Overall rating
3.3 / 5
based on 4 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.0/5
Organization
4.0/5
Value for money
2.0/5
Safety
4.0/5

Organized by

Clio Muse

Product ID: 200947