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Skip the Lines: Mythology Tour of Acropolis, Acropolis Museum & Temple of Zeus

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Discover the myths inherited to the world from the ancient Greek civilisation that influenced Western thinking; stories of conquest, magical beasts, hideous crimes, betrayals and heroism are about to be revealed on a 4-hour guided walking tour to the Acropolis, Acropolis Museum & temple of Zeus. A truly enlightening semi-private experience that will reveal the hidden symbolism of ancient Greek mythology, this tour will be the highlight of your Athens exploration.
Highlights
  • Explore Acropolis hill mythological sites on this Athens walking tour
  • Visit sites linked to Greek myths with a guide to unpack the gods and stories 
  • See the Agora, temples, and Mars Hill, and hear the legends behind them
  • Limited to 12 for a personalized feel; entrance fees not included
What to Expect
Meet your guide in central Athens for a walking tour of the city’s mythology-related sites. Hear about the gods and legends, and ask any questions you wish along the way. Note: entrance fees not included.

See the Temple of Olympian Zeus and explore the alleyways of Plaka to discover where the ancient Greeks worshipped their gods. Then, continue to the Agora, ancient Athens’ marketplace, and hear about the myths that surround it.

Next, ascend the Acropolis hill to visit Mars Hill (Areopagus). Admire the city views from this marble rock, and hear how it was the mythical location of the trial of Mars, the God of War, on a charge of murder.

Finally, visit the Acropolis Museum for an up-close look at some of the most impressive artifacts from Greek history.
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Reviewed July 5, 2019 via mobile

Maria was a fabulous tour guide. You can tell she is a teacher by the way she makes it fun for the kids. We were there on one of the hottest, most crowded days of the year and we would do it all over again.More

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Greeking T, Owner at Greeking.me, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Your words are very touching, Stephier! Knowing that our travelers have the best time even when it's very hot outside is the best reward for our efforts to provide memorable experiences to each and everyone who trusts us. We wish you the best and hope...More

Reviewed June 11, 2019 via mobile

Both the tour and Eva, our guide, were wonderful. We really enjoyed the tour. Thanks so much. Would very much recommend a guided tour of the acropolis. The added context makes it super interesting.

Thank Sonia P
Greeking T, Owner at Greeking.me, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hey Sonia! We would like to thank you for sharing your experience of the Mythological tour and we are very very excited that you liked it a lot! Please don't hesitate to reach out if you decide to come to Athens again.

Reviewed June 3, 2019

Love that this was a small group tour, much more intimate! Our tour guide was Maria who was really great, she was informative and gave such great insights about the mythology! She also tried to stop in the shade wherever possible! I have already recommended...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank MariaTyrrell
Greeking T, Owner at Greeking.me, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Maria, thank you for your valuable feedback! Our small groups give travelers the opportunity to interact and have fun altogether, so we are glad that you enjoyed your time with Maria and the rest of the group. We are looking forward to hearing from...More

Reviewed July 31, 2018

My family, 2 40-something adults, kids 10 and 12, had a great time on this tour. The tour guide, Nikos, was really knowledgeable. I really appreciated how he explained not only the mythology behind the structures we saw, but also the political motivations of the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Alexandros P
Nikos T, Ιδιοκτήτης at Greeking.me, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2018

Dear Alexandros, It is wonderful to hear that your family adored your tours with us, especially your two kids. We are thrilled to know that we were able to make your experience special, and that you were intrigued by the stories and facts that came...More

Reviewed July 28, 2018

We appreciate the opportunity to give feedback on our outstanding experience at the Acropolis. Eva was extremely kind and knowledgeable. The children (ages 8 and 10) loved the tour (3.5 hours) and found it very interesting. We were intrigued and are grateful.More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank andrewnugget
Nikos T, Ιδιοκτήτης at Greeking.me, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2018

Dear Andrew, We appreciate you taking the time to leave a review for your family tour. It is rewarding to see that you and your family had a great time with Eva around the sites of Athens. We do hope to hear from you again...More

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