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The Erechtheion or Temple of Athena Polias is an ancient Greek Ionic temple-telesterion on the north side of the Acropolis, Athens, which was primarily dedicated to the goddess Athena. The building, made to house the statue of Athena Polias, has in modern scholarship been called the Erechtheion in the belief that Pausanias' description of the Erechtheion applies to this building. However, whether the Erechtheion referred to by Pausanias is indeed the Ionic temple or an entirely different building has become a point of contention in recent decades. In the official decrees the building is referred to as “. Wikipedia

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Entrance e-ticket for Acropolis - Athens with Audio Tour on Your Phone

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Experience the Acropolis of Athens and South slope at your own pace with an entry e-ticket and a captivating self-guided audio tour on your smartphone. Receive your ticket by email, download the app and the audio tour on your phone, prior to your visit, and travel back in time to admire the unparalleled excellence of ancient Greek architecture. Put on your headphones and discover the archaeological site of the theatre of Dionysus, the relics of the Asclepieion, the stunning Odeon of Herodes of Atticus, the temple of Athena Nike, the majestic Propylaea, the Parthenon in its sheer beauty, the peculiar temple of Erechtheum and the Belvedere viewpoint, through the power of storytelling. Tour’s content is the result of in-depth research, squeezed into brief original stories that will make your visit both engaging and informative. The audio tour can be used repeatedly and anytime, before or after your visit.

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The Mythological Acropolis: The place of the gods

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Discovering this marble of ancient history and learning about the gods of Greek mythology has never been so much fun. Let Medusa, the goddess with the serpents as hair that turns everyone into stone, be your guide. This special audio walk promises to take you on an epic journey of the Acropolis of Athens. The 3D sound effects will immerse you to an alternate reality as Medusa reveals her own story. You will explore the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, intended for musical events by the Romans, the Propylaea, which had a turbulent history, and the temple of Athena. You will hear the story of the goddess Nike who presided over athletic competitions and military disputes. The tour then takes you to the Parthenon and ends in the Erechtheum, where Medusa reveals the truth behind her tragic story that made her a monster forever.

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Acropolis Monuments Skip the Line Tour with German Speaking Guide

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  Explore the monuments of the Acropolis on a small group afternoon walking tour with a German-speaking licensed tour guide and archaeologist. Visit the Parthenon, and learn the fascinating history of the most important classical site in the western world. Join a licensed archaeologist guide, and admire an astonishing collection of sculptures that tell more than 2,500 years of history, from the 1st theater of human civilization at the Theater of Dionysus, to the Healing Temple of Asclepius, and Odeon of Herodes Atticus. See the Temple of Athena Nike (Temple of Wingless Victory), and the gateway to the Propylaeum. Go to the remains of the Porch of the Caryatids at the Erechtheum. Marvel at the crowning glory of the Acropolis at the iconic Parthenon (entrance fee not included and will need to be paid on the day), from where almost all of Athens can be seen. 

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The Acropolis Walking Tour with a French Guide

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Explore the monuments of the Acropolis on a small group afternoon walking tour with a French-speaking licensed tour guide and archaeologist. Visit the Parthenon, and learn the fascinating history of the most important classical site in the western world. Join a licensed archaeologist guide, and admire an astonishing collection of sculptures that tell more than 2,500 years of history, from the 1st theater of human civilization at the Theater of Dionysus, to the Healing Temple of Asclepius, and Odeon of Herodes Atticus. See the Temple of Athena Nike (Temple of Wingless Victory), and the gateway to the Propylaeum. Go to the remains of the Porch of the Caryatids at the Erechtheum. Marvel at the crowning glory of the Acropolis at the iconic Parthenon from where almost all of Athens can be seen.

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