Ancient Agora, Monastiraki and Plaka Tour

€29/person
Photo Friendly 3:15 Hours 4+ People

Get to know the heart of Athens and walk its secret paths accompanied by a local experienced guide. This walking tour will take you through some of the most iconic monuments of the Greek capital and help you uncover the hidden treasures of Athens. Discover the Ancient Agora, Tzistaraki Mosque, Hadrian's Library, Avyssinia's Square, Elytis House, the Roman Forum, the Tower of the Winds and the Madrasah Gate. Stroll through the picturesque neighborhoods of Plaka and Anafiotika and get to know the famous, for its shops, Ermou Street.

Tour Details
Our tour starts outside Monastiraki Metro Station. Our tour guide will be holding a Parthenon Tours sign. Please be at the meeting point 15 minutes prior to the departure time of the tour. We start our journey at Tzistaraki Mosque, one of few surviving examples of a mosque in Athens. We then visit  Hadrian’s Library, which was the largest in Athens and with its columned façade and high surrounding walls, is built to impress. We make a stop to admire the Ancient Agora including the Stoa of Attalos, the most impressive building in the Athenian Agora. We then stroll through Avyssinia’s square where you will have the chance to purchase special items from the traditional local antique shops. We will then make a break for beverages at Monastiraki square. The tour resumes with a stop at the Roman Forum, Tower of the Winds and the Madrasah Gate.  We then pass  through the picturesque neighborhoods of Plaka and Anafiotika and get to know Ermou Street, the most famous commercial road in Greece. Our tour ends at Syntagma Metro Station where our guide will provide you  a Parthenon Tours souvenir.
Highlights
  • Experienced local guides
  • Discover the secrets of the Museum of Ceramics (Tzistaraki Mosque), Hadrian’s Library, the Ancient Agora, the Stoa of Attalos, Avyssinia’s Square, Elytis House, the Roman Forum, Tower of the Winds, the Madrasah Gate 
  • Stroll through the picturesque neighborhoods of Plaka and Anafiotika and get to know the famous Ermou Street
  • Experience Greek hospitality
Practical Info
  • Included:  experienced local guide
  • Not Included: Hotel pick-up and drop off service, gratuities
  • Please arrive at the meeting point 10-15 minutes prior to the departure time
  • What to bring: ID or passport, voucher (printed or e-ticket), comfortable shoes, sunglasses and hat, sunscreen
  • Languages: English 
  • Private Tour is offered in different languages upon request. 
  • Beverages provided
  • Surprise quality gift
  • COVID -19 measures apply*

Trip Itinerary

10:00 AM -Monastiraki Metro Station

Meet with your guide

10:15 AM – Ancient Agora Tour

Museum of Ceramics (Tzistaraki Mosque), Hadrian’s Library, the Ancient Agora, the Stoa of Attalos, Avyssinia’s Square

11:30 AM – Break

Beverages

11:45 AM – Monastiraki and Plaka Tour

Elytis House, the Roman Forum, Tower of the Winds, the Madrasah Gate, Plaka and Anafiotika, Ermou Street

13:00 PM – Syntagma Metro Station

Souvenir

Pricing Chart

3:15h Tour
4 People +
€29/person
  • Local Guide
  • Beverages
  • Surprise Gift
3:15h Private Tour
up to 6 people
€239/tour
  • Local Guide
  • Beverages
  • Luxury Gift

Meeting Point

In Parthenon Tours your safety is our priority during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.  
  • Our guides are fully vaccinated and are regularly tested for Covid-19.
  • Our guides wear safety masks at all times and follow all the necessary sanitary protocols and precautions.
  • Your transport is professionally sanitized before your trip.
  • We require that you wear a protective mask in mandatory venues and crowded places, and that you keep the required distance from your fellow travelers so that everyone can safely enjoy the tour experience.
For more info concerning current COVID-19 measures please visit:

https://eody.gov.gr/en/category/covid-19-en/

“Awesome tour. You also get a little history going around the different areas and sites of athens.”
David Aaron
“Our tour guide was awesome and so passionate about the history!”
Julia Brown

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