& ANCIENT AGORA
& ANCIENT AGORA
Mon - Wed - Fri - Sat
Tue - Thu - Sun
09:00 - 13:00
Climb to the top of the Acropolis to see the ancient temples and descend the hill to experience the ancient marketplace. Get a complete image of ancient society with the Greek gods, the foundations of democracy, and how these were part of Athenian everyday life. Experience Athens’ must see attractions during this tour so you can tick them off your “top things to do in Athens” list!
The Acropolis is one of the most iconic sights of antiquity. For many visitors, the Acropolis is definitely included in their Athens sightseeing tour. Marvel at unique buildings at this UNESCO landmark. The Parthenon, the Erechteion, the Propylaea, the theatre of Dionysos, and the Odeion of Herodus Atticus are some examples. In addition to these monuments, an astonishing view of the city of Athens spreads around the Acropolis.
Gaze down at the Ancient Agora from the top of the Acropolis hill. The Greek Agora was the hub of vibrant everyday life. Public spaces on the agora, or “marketplace”, were used for several activities such as trading or as meeting place. Here, Socrates, the philosopher liked to meet young men to talk and discuss his ideas. Discover as well that the Agora was a vital area for one of Athens’ greatest achievements: the democracy.
The Acropolis & Agora tour is ideal for those who want to understand the story of Athens through its ancient monuments. With Skip-the-Line entrance tickets, you skip the long queues at the ticket office. In just four hours you will get to know the most important things ancient Athens has to offer. From the mythological struggle for the city's rule to the classic heyday of democracy, theatre, and unparalleled monuments. Let our Acropolis tour guide inspire you with wonderful stories so that you have not only seen but also experienced Athens!
- See all the highlights of the Acropolis. Including the Parthenon, the Erechteion, the theatre of Dionysus, and the Odeion of Herodus Atticus
- Enjoy a 360° view of Athens
- Marvel at the temple of Hephaestus
- Discover ancient democracy
Under 18 (EU)
✔ 4-hour guided tour in Dutch or German
✔ State-licensed tour guide/ archaeologist
✔ Skip-the-line entry
✔ Small group (max. 15 persons)
✔ Short break
✖ Entrance fees
✖ Hotel pickup and drop-off