Duration 2 hours
Experience the awe-inspiring wonder of the Acropolis with a knowledgeable and passionate licenced guide. An expert guide is well-versed in the history and significance of this iconic monument and will lead you on a personalized tour tailored to your interests.
Discover the secrets of ancient Greece as you explore the Acropolis and its iconic marble columns and gain a deeper understanding of the rich history and culture of Western civilization. With your experienced and enthusiastic guide, you'll come away from the experience with a new appreciation for this remarkable site. Don’t miss the opportunity to live an unforgettable journey through time and uncover the magic of the Acropolis!
A guided visit on the Acropolis of Athens offer a rich and immersive experience that highlights some of the most fascinating aspects of ancient Greek history and culture. Here are some of the key highlights:
1. The Parthenon: The most famous and iconic structure on the Acropolis, the Parthenon is a marvel of ancient engineering and artistry. It was built in the 5th century BCE as a temple dedicated to the goddess Athena, and its stunning beauty and symmetry continue to inspire awe today.
2. The Propylaea: This monumental gateway is the entrance to the Acropolis and was built in the 5th century BCE. Its impressive size and intricate design make it a masterpiece of ancient architecture.
3. The Temple of Athena Nike: Another stunning temple dedicated to Athena, which is known for its graceful proportions and intricate friezes depicting mythological scenes.
4. The Erechtheion: This temple was dedicated to both Athena and Poseidon and is known for its unique design, including the famous Caryatid porch featuring six statues of women as columns.
5. Theater of Dionysus: Located at the base of the Acropolis, this ancient theater was built in the 5th century BCE and is considered the birthplace of Greek.
These are just a few of the many highlights of a guided visit to the Acropolis of Athens, where you can immerse yourself in the rich history and culture of ancient Greece.
The tour will take you deep into the ancient Greek world and the function of the world's first democracy.
It is not possible to visit such a monument, the marvellous Acropolis, universal symbol of the classical spirit and Western civilization, without your specialist guide. Immerse yourself in the fascinating world of ancient Greece accompanied by an expert state-approved guide who will decipher the secrets hidden behind each marble column. Come and live the experience of a visit to a world famous monument that will bring your school book images to life.
During the 5th century BC, Athens gained an ascendancy over the other cities of the ancient world. A prosperous period when Athens saw the birth of democracy, tragedy, science... A group of artists decided at this time to implement the plans drawn by Pericles, an Athenian statesman. The duration of the work was fast; fifteen years. The general coordinator was Phidias, a great artist of his time. Athens' rocky hill is transformed; the main monuments were erected during this period, including the famous Parthenon. Built at the peak of Athens' unprecedented democracy, the Parthenon was designed as the architectural setting for a gigantic statue of Athena, the city's protective deity.
How did the Greeks manage to build such a harmonious monument of perfect proportions in less than fifteen years and without any plan being found? The restoration site of the archaeologists revealed some secrets about the construction of the temple. Together we will discover the secrets of this divine hill.
Excavations and finds through all epochs of Athenian life declare unbroken continuity from the third millennium BCE to the present. Enough to immerse yourself in the magic of Greek mythology during your trip to Greece.
Acropolis in Athens stands out as the most iconic and renowned of all the Acropolises scattered throughout the Mediterranean basin. Its timeless appeal owes much to the exquisite craftsmanship, stunning aesthetics, and ingenious construction techniques used to create its remarkable monuments. The grandeur and finesse of this ancient site are sure to leave a lasting impression on visitors from around the world. Come and witness the unparalleled beauty and architectural brilliance of the Acropolis, and discover for yourself why it remains one of the most treasured landmarks in human.
• Discover Greece's most famous monument: the Acropolis and its world-famous Parthenon.
• Take in the breath-taking sights of the city and capture stunning photos that will leave you with lasting memories.
• Keep the experience of the visit alive with a souvenir offered by your guide.
• Take advantage of an early morning or late afternoon tour to avoid the summer heat and large crowds.
• Make sure to wear comfortable footwear and a hat for a pleasant stroll.
• A visit not to be missed.
Tours can be customized to your needs and interests.
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