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Athens Skip The Line Tour: Acropolis, Acropolis Museum, Plaka with Food Tasting

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    Meet your guide near the Acropolis in central Athens for your walking tour. Then, head through the Acropolis gate to tour the hilltop citadel (tickets not included), famous for its semi-crumbled buildings from the 5th century BC.
    Wander around the 2,500-year-old highlights of the Theater of Dionysus, Odeon of Herodes Atticus, and Temple of Asclepius, formerly a healing center dedicated to the god of medicine.
    Learn the stories behind the buildings, and view the Temple of Athena Nike, Propylaea, Caryatid Porch, and magnificent Parthenon.
    Then, descend into the Plaka district, Athens’ old town. Enter the cobbled lanes of neo-classical houses and Byzantine churches, and visit the Anafiotika quarter, home to Cyclades-style whitewashed houses built by 19th-century immigrants homesick for their native isles.
    Next, explore some of Athens’ food markets, visiting shops selling olive oils, wines, mushrooms, and herbs. Dive into a centuries-old café for a koulóuria (sesame bread), sample loukoumades donuts and filo parcels, and tasty pies and cheeses.
    Then, wander through the meat and fish market, stopping for home-made and roasted coffee before perusing and purchasing (own expense) fruit, olives, hams, or other delicacies.
    Your tour then ends near Monastiraki Square.
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    Reviewed October 30, 2018

    Mariza is a fun and very knowledgeable guide.Time and money well spent for our first full day in Greece. It was a good introduction to Greek foods and delicacies in the local traditional establishments that we likely would not have visited . A guided tour...More

    Date of experience: October 2018
    1  Thank Resort100180
    Reviewed October 28, 2018

    Excellent small group tour of the acropolis and the immediate surrounding area. Many stops along the way to describe the various structures that were there and what they were used for. Guide did an excellent job of painting a picture of life in the era...More

    Date of experience: October 2018
    2  Thank rosenkenny
    Reviewed October 10, 2018

    We had the most delightful time with Mariza as our guide. She was very knowledgeable and even though the weather was not accommodating she made the tour interesting and entertaining. We included the food tour as well and she adapted the tour to our preferences...More

    Date of experience: September 2018
    1  Thank Valeria H
    Athens W, Operations Manager at Athens Walks Tour Company, responded to this reviewResponded October 21, 2018

    We are glad this was an enjoyable experience for you! Hope you come back to visit us again soon! Our kind regards

    Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

    We had a blast. Mariza, our tour guide, has been so lovely with Vincent (12) and so well informed about Greece and Greek history that we learned in few hours so many things. Mariza was able to capture the attention of our son for the...More

    1  Thank panopson
    Athens W, Operations Manager at Athens Walks Tour Company, responded to this reviewResponded August 4, 2018

    Thank you very much for you kind review! We are glad you had a nice time! Kind regards

    Reviewed June 18, 2018

    It was a great day for our group of 9. We were met easily by Rosa and she proceeded to take us up on to the Acropolis and then down in to Plaka for a huge amount of food! We were shocked as to how...More

    Date of experience: June 2018
    1  Thank Minnie554
    Athens W, Manager at Athens Walks Tour Company, responded to this reviewResponded June 27, 2018

    Thank you for your kind review. We hope to see you again! Kind regards

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