Propylaea, Athens

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  • Acropolis: Guided Walking Tour with Entrance Ticket

    1. Acropolis: Guided Walking Tour with Entrance Ticket

    Enjoy a leisurely stroll along the tree-lined streets to the foothills of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Acropolis of Athens, an ancient citadel and one of the world’s most revealing archaeological sites. Head for the south slope of the Acropolis to avoid the main crowds. Pick up your tickets and make your way inside to see the ancient treasures that await

    Visit the Theatre of Dionysus, a 5th-century amphitheater regarded as the birthplace of the performing arts. Hear about its history and imagine it filled with the theatergoers of Ancient Greece. Stop at the Dionysus Sanctuary, dedicated to the Greek god of wine and fertility. Once inside the Acropolis, get up close with important sights like the Propylaea gateway, Erechtheion, Temple of Athena Nike, and Parthenon. Learn the history of these fascinating ruins from your guide. Once at the summit of the sacred h...

    Great tour and tour guide!! She brought illustrations of historical stages which help me understand what the structures looked like as a point of reference. She was very passionate and informative. Best tour have done so far in Greece.

  • Athens: Acropolis Regular Entry Ticket with a Booking Fee

    2. Athens: Acropolis Regular Entry Ticket with a Booking Fee

    Visit the Acropolis, one the most famous landmarks in Greece. To see one of the world's most visited sites, book this skip-the-ticket-line admission to avoid the long wait at the ticket office. Receive your ticket by email, go directly to the ticket-validating machines at the entrance and scan it. Enter the site either from the Main Entrance, near Thissio metro station, or the South Entrance close to the Acropolis metro station. Walk uphill and explore the famous site at your own pace. Take as much as time as you need. Walk into the Theater of Dionysus and then, see the UNESCO-listed Parthenon Temple, which is dedicated to Athena, the goddess of wisdom and war. Visit the Propylaea, the temple of Athena Nike, Erechtheion, and see the Odeon of Herodes Atticus. Wander around all sides of the hill and get some marvellous views of the capital of Greece. See the surrounding mountains and the ...

    A must if you are in Athens. breathtaking. There was no queue to skip due to covid but was easy and mobile ticket worked perfectly.

  • Athens: Acropolis Entrance Ticket with Phone Audio Tour

    3. Athens: Acropolis Entrance Ticket with Phone Audio Tour

    There is a ritual associated with a visit to Athens. First, you enjoy souvlaki and an authentic Greek salad. And then, as soon as possible, you climb to the Acropolis. Skip the line to enter the most iconic attraction of Athens! Receive your ticket by email and go directly to the ticket-validating machines at the entrance. In addition, download the digital self-guided audio tour “Acropolis Classic” which combines history, politics, art, religion, and true stories from the daily lives of ancient Athenians to present the Acropolis of Athens and its classical monuments in an entertaining and revealing approach. Each stop comes with a selection of signature stories, allowing you to tailor this experience to your personal interests and schedule. After you download it on your smartphone, the digital audio tour begins at the great staircase, the traditional way of visiting the Acropo...

    Easy to use, simple process to follow in downloading the app to support the audio tour. It was very helpful and informative.

  • Athens: Acropolis Small-Group Guided Tour with Entry Ticket

    4. Athens: Acropolis Small-Group Guided Tour with Entry Ticket

    Choose from either a small-group or private guided experience. Meet your dedicated guide at a hot spot for traditional Greek delicacies, where there are restroom facilities and you can purchase water or snacks.

    Let your guide take you onto Pnyx Hill, which is the actual birthplace of democracy. Continue to immerse yourself in Ancient Greek history on a 50-minute tour of the world-famous Acropolis in Athens.

    Skip the ticket line and discover the cradle of the Western civilization on a guided visit in a small group. Admire the stunning architecture of the Parthenon Temple and learn the importance of the Erechtheion Temple.

    Hear myths and stories about ancient Athens from your guide. After your guided tour, you have the option to stay on the hill to explore further at your own pace and enjoy the view o...

    Anna was very nice guide. We had a great time. She was really helpful when we asked her some information about purchasing Greek food in Athens.

  • Acropolis & Museum: Entry Tickets Including Booking Fee

    5. Acropolis & Museum: Entry Tickets Including Booking Fee

    Visit the breathtaking Acropolis which is probably the most famous and most visited monument in the world of antiquity. It is the symbol of Athens and its most famous landmark. Stroll up to the UNESCO-listed site that served as the ancient citadel, and tour the buildings at your own pace. The entrance ticket includes also access to Propylaea the gateway, Temple of Athena Nike, Parthenon and Erechtheion with its Porch of Maidens. No visit to Athens is complete without discovering the Acropolis museum which is housed in one of the most important works of contemporary architecture in Athens and featuring priceless findings from the Acropolis monuments. Main attractions such as votives, artifacts of every day life, statues from archaic period, Caryatids, and of course the majestic Parthenon hall with the metopes, the pediments and the frieze, will definitely have you impressed.

    Too much money for only tickets we had to pick up for the Acropolis and the Acropolis Museum.

  • Acropolis, Agora, and Zeus Temple Entrance Tickets w/ Audio

    6. Acropolis, Agora, and Zeus Temple Entrance Tickets w/ Audio

    Enjoy fast-track entry to the Acropolis and Slopes, the Ancient Agora, Roman Agora, and the Temple of Olympian Zeus with your pre-booked e-tickets. Experience the grandeur of the Athenian Golden Age as you unlock the secrets of the city’s illustrious ancient sites with three fascinating self-guided tours designed by an accredited expert.   Simply download on your smartphone the audio tours Acropolis Classic, The Great Debt: the Olympieion and Ancient Agora: The Birth of Democracy and let the power of storytelling do its magic! Throughout your walk, you’ll admire the Museum of the Agora, the Temple of Nike, the Propylaea, the Parthenon and the Temple of the Olympian Zeus among many other fascinating attractions and you’ll get the chance to enjoy magnificent views of the city from the best vantage points. This is an unmissable opportunity to experience hassle-free and at your own pace th...

    The support was extraordinary and we skip all the lines. Really worth to buy those tickets and is really included almost all of turístico objectives

  • Athens: Pre-Booked, Skip-the-Line Ticket to the Acropolis

    7. Athens: Pre-Booked, Skip-the-Line Ticket to the Acropolis

    This is your chance to visit Acropolis, the most famous monument of ancient Greece. Collect your ticket from the local supplier's office close to the south entrance, skip the ticket lines and then go directly to the ticket-validating machines at the entrance. Walk uphill and explore the unique landmark at your own pace. You have as much time as you need. Acropolis is an archaeological wonder, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and one of the most instantly recognizable landmarks of Athens. Walk into the Theater of Dionysus and see the UNESCO-listed impressive Parthenon Temple which is dedicated to Athena, the goddess of war. Visit the Propylaea, the temple of Athena Nike, Erechtheion and see the Odeon of Herodes Atticus from the top. You can walk to all sides of the hill and awe at the marvelous views of Athens, the surrounding mountains and of course the Aegean sea. Towering over the capit...

    Great directions to get to where you convert your voucher, close to the museum and helped save us time. We entered right in without waiting. Well worth it.

  • Full Day Tour of Athens, Acropolis & Cape Sounion with Lunch

    8. Full Day Tour of Athens, Acropolis & Cape Sounion with Lunch

    Follow your expert guide to see the Panathenaic Stadium where the first Olympic Games of modern times were held. Continue past the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Hadrian's Arch, the Parliament and the Memorial to the Unknown Soldier, Athens Academy, the university, the National Library and Constitution Square. At the Acropolis, visit the architectural masterpieces of the Golden Age of Athens such as the Propylaea, Temple of Athena Nike, Erechtheion and the Parthenon. Continue and visit the New Acropolis Museum before enjoying lunch in a local restaurant. After lunch, drive along the coastal road past the beaches of Glyfada, Vouliagmeni and Varkiza to the southernmost point of Attica, Cape Sounion, to see the white marble pillars of the Temple of Poseidon. On the way, enjoy a splendid view of the Saronic Gulf and the little islands offshore. After visiting the Temple of Poseidon, have ti...

    Excellent guide, the first half was amazing. The second half was more driving than sightseeing, so although interesting I would not recommend it. The meetup directions were not correct and were almost missed or group.

  • Acropolis: Evening Tour With a German-Speaking Guide

    9. Acropolis: Evening Tour With a German-Speaking Guide

    Meet your licensed guide, an experienced archaeologist, and walk to the Acropolis, one of the most important collections of ancient buildings in the world. Learn about the history of the hilltop, with evidence of habitation stretching back over 6,000 years. Explore the construction of its most famous buildings, including the venerable Parthenon, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Porch of the Caryatids at the Erechtheion, and the gateway to the Propylaea. As the sun sinks into the gulf, the twilight illuminates these ancient buildings in a timeless glow that conjures the spirit of 2,500 years of history. Admire the Theater of Dionysus, the first theater of human civilization, and the healing Temple of Asclepius. Listen as your guide talks about the importance of this place to classical civilization in the western hemisphere.

  • Athens: Acropolis & Acropolis Museum Tour

    10. Athens: Acropolis & Acropolis Museum Tour

    Join a small group at the Acropolis metro station for a more interactive and personal experience. Get to know your local guide who has a professional licence as she goes over the day's itinerary. Start your walk right away to discover Acropolis which the most popular monument in Athens. Located in the center of Athens, Acropolis is on an elevation. It is next to the Plaka neighborhood which is just south of the Agora.  The Acropolis is easily the most popular monument in Athens so you get a very detailed tour including the Erechtheion, the temple of Athena Nike, the Propylaia and of course the Parthenon. Look at how the rock of the Acropolis itself serves as a reference point for the modern development of Athens. Enjoy the Acropolis and its complimentary sites over wonderful views over Athens. See the Acropolis Museum to compliment the tour. Your guide organizes timing of the museum eit...

    our guide was Anastasia , she was amazing , couldn't ask for a better guide, she was very knowledgeable and answered all our questions, super friendly and accomedating , will highly recommend her !

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What people are saying about Propylaea, Athens

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 5,053 reviews

This was an excellent tour. Our guide was very knowledgeable, we learned a lot about the history of the area. I also loved the fact that we were in a small group of 6, making it so much easier to move around and to have our questions answered. I definitely would recommend this tour to anyone visiting Athens

Great tour and tour guide!! She brought illustrations of historical stages which help me understand what the structures looked like as a point of reference. She was very passionate and informative. Best tour have done so far in Greece.

Anna was very nice guide. We had a great time. She was really helpful when we asked her some information about purchasing Greek food in Athens.

I really enjoyed this guided tour. The docent was knowledgeable And so funny.

Another excellent tour with very knowledgeable and entertaining guide