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Acropolis of Athens, Ancient Agora and the Agora Museum Tour provided by Athens Walking Tours

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 20-06-25 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 20-06-25 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
After skip-the-line entrance to the Acropolis, learn about highlights such as the Theater of Dionysus from your guide. Next, see the many sights of the Agora, including Hephaestus Temple, the Church of the 12 Apostles, the Temple of Apollo Patroos, the Altar of Zeus, and more. Because this is a small-group tour, you can ask plenty of questions, and you even have time on your own to snap photos. Please note admission to the attractions is not included in the tour price, and needs to be paid in cash to your guide.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Fresko Yogurt Bar Acropoli
    Dionysiou Areopagitou 3, Athina 117 42, Greece
    START TIME: Jun 1 to Sep 30 at 10:30 am - Oct 1 to Dec 31 and from Jan 1 to May 31 at 11:30 am MEETING POINT:   "Fresko Yogurt Bar Acropoli", 3, Dionysiou Areopagitou st. Our staff, holding an orange Athens Walking Tours sign, will be waiting for you at "Fresko Yogurt Bar Acropoli"
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  • 1
    Acropolis
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 2
    Parthenon
    Stop: 30 minutes
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    Pass by
    Theater of Dionysus
    Herod Atticus Odeon
    Erechtheion
    Temple of Athena Nike
  • 3
    Ancient Agora of Athens
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 4
    Museum of the Ancient Agora
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • You'll end at
    Ancient Agora of Athens
    Adrianou 24, Athina 105 55, Greece
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Highlights
  • Skip the long lines at the Acropolis (admission is additional cost)
  • Learn about the monuments at the Acropolis and Ancient Agora from a guide
  • Take in views of Athens from the south slope of the Acropolis
  • View artifacts at the Attalos Museum
What to Expect
Head out on your small-group walking tour with a guide. After skipping the lines at the Acropolis’ south slope entrance, visit the 5th-century Dionysus sanctuary and theater. Admire the views of the city below. Learn about the history of the monuments on the Acropolis from your guide. Hear about the Parthenon, the Erechtheion, the Propylaea, the Nike Temple, the Agrippa Monument, and the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, as well as the Philopappos, Mars Hill, and Pnyx Hill. Take some time to independently explore the Acropolis and snap pictures. Next, go on a guided tour of the Ancient Agora and visit the Hephaestus Temple. See the Church of the 12 Apostles, the Temple of Apollo Patroos, the Stoa of Zeus, and the Altar of Zeus. Visit the Attalos Museum and view artifacts. Your tour concludes at the Ancient Agora. Please note admission to the attractions is not included in the tour price, and needs to be paid in cash to your guide.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Fresko Yogurt Bar Acropoli, Dionysiou Areopagitou 3, Athina 117 42, Greece
Duration
4h
Return Details
Ancient Agora of Athens, Adrianou 24, Athina 105 55, Greece
Inclusions
  • Local licensed guide
  • Athens guide magazine
  • Athens map
  • Skip-the-line service
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Entrance fees are not included, to be payed cash on the spot
  • A valid ID or Passport is required to prove age and nationality at the sites
  • Entry/Admission - Acropolis
  • Entry/Admission - Ancient Agora of Athens
  • Entry/Admission - Museum of the Ancient Agora
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • IMPORTANT NOTE ABOUT BABY STROLLERS: Please have in mind that baby strollers are not allowed on the Acropolis archaeological site and that there is no cloakroom at the side entrance we use to enter. For your own convenience, it is recommended to use a baby pouch instead of a baby stroller.
  • ENTRANCE FEES (TICKETS) TO THE ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITES ARE NOT INCLUDED (to be paid cash on the spot)
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Small Group: max. persons per group: for the Acropolis visit 15 - for the Ancient Agora visit 7
  • A valid ID or passport is required for verification at the sites for visitors under 25 years of age or any person entitled to reduced entrance fees.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Francois C wrote a review Aug. 2020
Kent, United Kingdom2 contributions
Despina has organised a splendid tour of Athens acropolis for us at the end of July 2020. 2 families with young kids ranging from 9 to 23. Despite our early 8:30am start the temperature was already creeping up and her careful stops in the shade with stories of the acropolis but
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Date of experience: July 2020
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trigger1070 wrote a review Dec. 2019
Cary, North Carolina255 contributions157 helpful votes
Our tour guide was Eli. She was excellent. Very informative, enthusiastic and full of energy... we loved every minute of this tour. We went to the museum as well. The walk up to the Acropolis had many stops filled with historical information. Not to be missed!
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Response from AnaisRuku, Operations Executive at Acropolis of Athens, Ancient Agora and the Agora Museum Tour
Responded Jan. 7, 2020
Thank you for your comment. We are honestly happy to read that you enjoyed such a pleasurable tour at the Acropolis and the museum! Eli is a wonderful person and an excellent guide!
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tripmama2018 wrote a review May 2019
Troy, Michigan16 contributions17 helpful votes
We thoroughly enjoyed our tour of the Acropolis and the ancient Agora. Thanassis, our guide, was very knowledgeable and entertaining as he explained ancient Greek life and its impacts on us now. He obviously loves Greece and is delighted to share with folks the splendors of
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Date of experience: May 2019
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Response from A_Gioldasi, Marketing Manager at Acropolis of Athens, Ancient Agora and the Agora Museum Tour
Responded May 27, 2019
Thank you for your nice comment and 5star review. Thanassis is indeed an excellent guide and a great person. We are glad we he is part of our team!
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Woodva757 wrote a review May 2019
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I had to do this tour while visiting one of the best places I have ever seen in person. I truly would recommend.
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Date of experience: April 2019
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CCPNewYorkCity wrote a review Aug. 2018
New York City39 contributions24 helpful votes
We took this tour with Dorina. She was informative, professional and always aware of the safety and comfort of the group. We went up to the Acropolis on a very hot day and she stopped frequently along the way in the shade for people to keep catch their breath. The information
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Date of experience: July 2018
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frenchzeldou
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Great virtual tour!
To escape from the monotony of lockdown we booked this virtual and have been delighted! A great way to discover thi
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MatrixBGD
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Great value for money
Our guide Stavroula was really knowledgeable and proficient in English. we had a great time with her and learned so
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Josephinerangoun2018
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Entertaining, fascinating, unique!
Our guide was fantastic. The tour was entertaining and we learnt a lot about ancient Greece and the Acropolis of At
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hilifeliving
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Great tour with Vicky!!!
This is a great way to see the Acropolis so that you know exactly what you are looking at. Vicky was an amazing loc
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Gree732
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great experience overall
nice experience overall, nice guide and knowledgeable Sofia did tell us all nice restaurants as well, a bonus apart
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AjZ410
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Great tour guide
Our tour guide was great, explaining the history and site in details which adding funny remarks. The tour is well p
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govanb2020
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Fantastic introduction to Athens' archaeological history
An excellent tour ,with Victoria a very knowledgeable guide who brought to life the most impressive archeological s
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BillieBrighton_UK
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Excellent tour
We had a lovely guide , Vicky , and were very lucky to see the Acropolis during the Covid crisis when there were ve
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raynersjourneys
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Fantastic tour - really enjoyable!
Our tour guide Despina was fantastic! The tour was well paced, filled with really interesting facts and we also got
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ChereneffeFleur
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Despina Savvidou is the best guide ever!
Although we were visiting the Acropolis, the guide Despina made the tour so much fun! She really brought the energy
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hrosegunner
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Not to be missed!
We were taken on a walking tour with our guide Dorina yesterday. It was brilliant! We learned so much from her, she
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tonit157
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History comes alive
Our wonderful and knowledgeable guide, Despina, taught us so much!! Due to Covid we had a unique experience to see
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jannemom
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Chaotic
First they switched our date only one day prior to the tour, for which I got a mail. But then they apparently also
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John P
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Good tour
Despina was a great guide with insightful commentary on the Acropolis - much better than visiting on own
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Teti2010
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Superb Acropolis & Museum Private tour with Stieve
We just did a 4 hour private tour of the Acropolis and the Museum with a terrific guide Stieve Samara. She is ver
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