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Private Athens Mini Tour

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This mini tour of Athens takes us to the most famous sites of the city, both ancient and modern. We will see the Changing of the Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in front of the Parliament. Their uniform was introduced by King Otto of Greece and was inspired by the traditional clothes of the mountain warriors and bandits who formed the resistance to the Ottoman Empire. We will also see the famous “trilogy” of buildings designed by the Danish architects Theophil and Christian Hansen: the Academy of Athens, the University of Athens, and the National Library. In grand neoclassical style, they represent the ambitions of the early Greek state. Along with these more modern landmarks, we also see the stadium where the first modern Olympics were held in 1896. We visit the monument known as Hadrian’s Arch, a distinctive Roman structure dedicated to Theseus and Hadrian, the founders of Athens. Finally, we view of the Acropolis and the whole city atop Lycabettus Hill.

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Private Half-Day Athens Highlights Tour

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This tour of Athens takes us to the most famous sites of the city, both ancient and modern. Undoubtedly the most famous landmark of Athens and the pride of Athenians is the Parthenon atop Acropolis Hill. The ancient Roman Agora (marketplace) and the Ancient Greek Agora where Socrates once spoke with the Athenian citizens about such subjects as justice, truth and love. Wandering a little further from immediate surrounds of the Acropolis, watch the Changing of the Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier known as Evzones. Near the Parliament, we will also see the famous “trilogy” of buildings designed by the Danish architects Theophil and Christian Hansen: the Academy of Athens, the University of Athens and the National Library. In grand neoclassical style. The stadium where the first modern Olympics were held in 1896. Next is the Temple of Olympian Zeus and the monument known as Hadrian’s Arch, a distinctive Roman structure dedicated to Theseus and Hadrian the founders of Athens.

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Cape Sounion & Temple of Poseidon All-Inclusive Half Day / Sunset Private Tour

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Exclusive to your group alone, sit back in comfort in one of our new Mercedes E-Class models as your informative tour driver takes you through some of Athens most beautiful suburbs and along the amazing views of the Saronic Gulf. On reaching the 5th Century BC Temple of Poseidon you will see its stunning panoramic views over the Aegean sea and out towards seven islands. Learn how the Aegean got its name, its importance in Greek history, and of previous visitors from Theseus to Lord Byron during his own Grand Tour.  Enjoy a traditional lunch or dinner at the bay of Sounion at the waters edge with a view to the temple, and end with a stroll along the pretty sandy beach before your return.

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Knossos Private Guide

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Affordable private tour for all those fond of Greek Mythology. On this tour your private guide will guide you through the Palace of Knossos with its numerous chambers unraveling the Greek Myth of the Labyrinth of Knossos and its Minotaur. See the throne of King Minos, the beautiful dolphin apartment of Queen Pasiphae and The road taken by Theseus upon arrival to Crete from Ancient Athens. On this tour you have the opportunity to touch, feel, see the Legends and Myths of Ancient Greece and Minoan Crete!

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National Archaeological Museum & Admission - Private Tour with an Expert Guide

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In the company of your Licensed Professional guide dedicated to your group alone, 'Skip the line' and delve into 5000 years of one of the world's great civilizations as many of its cornerstones and highlights are brought to life before your eyes. Recognised as one of the greatest of the world’s museums its exhibits contain the largest collection from Greek antiquity with unmissable and seminal pieces from the Gold 'Deathmask of Agamemnon', leader of the Greeks in the Trojan war, to the 2000-year-old 'Antikithera mechanism' and worlds first computer; the Cup of Nestor referred to in Homer's Iliad, to the 'Ring of Theseus' to Masterpieces of sculpture such as the statues of Aphrodite & Poseidon each with stories to tell. For travelers not wanting to miss the essentials of Greece, to the most dedicated of History enthusiasts & suitable for all ages, this is a hugely informative & fascinating tour to include in any itinerary & will greatly enrich the experience of your visit.

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