City: Athens Activity: Athens Half Day Sightseeing with Acropolis Museum
Description: This half day tour gives you an excellent introduction to the highlights, both old and new, of a truly fascinating city, including a visit to the New Acropolis Museum.
Details: This tour gives you an opportunity to observe the striking contrasts that make Athens such a fascinating city. Our expert guides take you to see the centre of the city including Constitution Square (Syntagma), the Parliament, the Memorial to the Unknown Soldier and the National Library. On your way to the Acropolis you will see the Panathenaic Stadium (where the first Olympic Games of the modern era were held in 1896), the Temple of Olympian Zeus and Hadrian's Arch. At the Acropolis we visit the architectural masterpieces of the Golden Age of Athens: the Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion and, finally, the monument that 'puts order in the mind', the Parthenon. You will also pay a visit to the fantastic New Acropolis Museum.
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