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An archaeological wonder, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and one of the world's most instantly recognizable landmarks, the Acropolis is the star attraction of ancient Athens. Dramatically perched on a jagged clifftop—the so-called sacred rock of Athens—the ruins overlook the modern city and date back to as early as 510 BC.

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Skip The Line: Acropolis & Parthenon Admission Ticket with Free Audio Tour

Skip The Line: Acropolis & Parthenon Admission Ticket with Free Audio Tour

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The Acropolis of Athens, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is the city's most iconic attraction, with its ancient Parthenon and beautiful views of the city. Because of the ancient monument’s popularity, lines to get in can get long. With this skip-the-line ticket, avoid the hassle of standing in line and head straight in.
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  • 1 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$29.98
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$29.98

Skip the Line Acropolis of Athens Tour
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Skip the Line Acropolis of Athens Tour

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Discover the architectural marvel of Ancient Greece with a visit to Athens’ star attraction – the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Acropolis of Athens. Follow your guide on a walking tour around the hilltop archaeological wonder, stopping to admire the Propylaea gateway, the Temple of Athena Nike and the Dionysus Sanctuary as you climb to the summit. Learn more about the fascinating ruins and imagine their former glory as you roam the sprawling citadel, stand in awe before the Theatre of Dionysus, and look out over the city from the Parthenon.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$34.26
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Skip the Line Acropolis of Athens and New Acropolis Museum Tour

Skip the Line Acropolis of Athens and New Acropolis Museum Tour

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Journey back to Ancient Greece on this guided tour of the UNESCO-listed Acropolis of Athens, including a visit to the New Acropolis Museum. Visit the Theatre of Dionysus and Dionysus Sanctuary, stroll past the Propylaea gateway and the Temple of Athena Nike, then stand in awe before the grand ruins of the Parthenon, looking down over Athens below. After exploring the sprawling citadel, follow your guide on a tour of New Acropolis Museum and learn more about the excavations as you browse more than 4,000 artifacts unearthed from the Acropolis.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$55.67
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$55.67

Skip the Line: Acropolis of Athens Afternoon Walking Tour
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Skip the Line: Acropolis of Athens Afternoon Walking Tour

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See the landmark monuments of Athens in a new light during a late afternoon tour of the Acropolis, guided by a licensed archaeologist. You’re guaranteed to skip any long wait lines during this walking tour of the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Avoid the crowds and warmer temperatures while taking a leisurely stroll around the Parthenon, Propylaia gateway, Temple of Athena Nike and more.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$34.26
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$34.26

Athens Highlights: a Mythological Tour
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Athens Highlights: a Mythological Tour

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Enhance your experience of Athens on a mythological tour of the ancient Greek city. Alongside an entertaining guide, visit major landmarks like the Acropolis and the Olympian Zeus Temple and listen to the captivating myths that surround each landmark. Hear tales that combine myth, legend and historical fact; and gain valuable insight into the culture of modern and ancient Greece on this educational tour.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$71.73
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$71.73

Athens Half-Day Sightseeing Tour

Athens Half-Day Sightseeing Tour

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Discover some of Greece’s greatest treasures and the best of modern Athens on this morning or afternoon Athens sightseeing tour. With an expert guide, take a coach tour of top Athens sites, including the Greek Parliament and Panathenaic Stadium, stage of the first modern Olympic Games. Then, explore the mighty Acropolis on foot to see the glorious Parthenon and other highlights. Want to add more sightseeing in Athens? Upgrade your morning tour to include entry to the Acropolis Museum to see its incredible Parthenon friezes, and other archaeological exhibits.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$69.59
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$69.59

Acropolis Walking Tour, Including Syntagma Square and Historical City Center

Acropolis Walking Tour, Including Syntagma Square and Historical City Center

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Delve into the history of ancient Greece on this Athens walking tour. With an expert guide, stroll around the historic heart of Athens to see Syntagma Square, the Parliament Building, and the ancient ruins tucked around the slopes of the stunning, UNESCO-listed Acropolis. Check out fascinating archaeological exhibits in Syntagma Square and admire awesome views of the Parthenon as you view the Theater of Dionysus, Odeon of Herodes Atticus and other sights. With revealing commentary from your guide throughout, this walking tour of Athens will delight history buffs. Please note admission to the Acropolis is at your own expense.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$48.18
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$48.18

Acropolis of Athens, Ancient Agora and the Agora Museum Tour
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Acropolis of Athens, Ancient Agora and the Agora Museum Tour

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Get an expert introduction to Athens’ most important archaeological sites—the Acropolis and Ancient Agora—during this walking tour with skip-the-line access. Slip past the crowds at the UNESCO-listed Acropolis of Athens, where you learn about the Parthenon, Propylaea gateway, Temple of Athena Nike, Monument of Agrippa and more. After free time, follow your guide on foot through Athens' political center of Ancient Agora and its famous monuments, including Hephaestus Temple. Top off your itinerary at the museum, housed in the Stoa of Attalos. 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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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$57.81
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$57.81

City Sightseeing Athens, Piraeus & Beach Riviera Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tours

City Sightseeing Athens, Piraeus & Beach Riviera Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tours

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Experience the best of Athens in one day and your own way, on this City Sightseeing hop-on hop-off Athens bus tour. Travel around by open-top double-decker bus and create your own sightseeing itinerary. Learn about Athens’ history from the onboard audio guide and choose from various routes. Perhaps visit the spectacular Acropolis, the New Acropolis Museum, or other top sights—you set the pace and choose where to explore on foot.
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  • 1 hour 20 minutes to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$21.41
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$21.41

Hop on Hop Off Classic tour of Athens

Hop on Hop Off Classic tour of Athens

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Explore Athens at your own pace with a hop-on hop-off bus tour that provides easy transportation to key attractions like the Panathenaic Stadium and the Parthenon, part of the Acropolis. Travel across two interchanging lines—the Blue and the Orange—plus enjoy access to/from the port in Piraeus for cruise passengers.
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$16.06
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$16.06

Acropolis Morning Walking Tour(Small Group)
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Acropolis Morning Walking Tour(Small Group)

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Get more out of your visit to the Acropolis by going on a morning walking tour. Avoid the stress of wasting time in long entrance lines and discover fascinating historical insights about the Acropolis that you wouldn’t find out if exploring the area alone. Highlights include the Temple of Athena Nike, Mars Hill, the Dionysus Theater, and much more.
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  • 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$34.58
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$34.58

Athens Super Saver: City Sightseeing Tour plus Half-Day Cape Sounion Trip
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Athens Super Saver: City Sightseeing Tour plus Half-Day Cape Sounion Trip

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Combine two popular tours of Athens and Cape Sounion into one day at a discounted price with this Athens Super Saver. In the morning, board an air-conditioned coach for a sightseeing tour of Athens’ highlights. With an expert guide, stroll around the Parthenon and antiquities on the Acropolis; visit the New Acropolis Museum; see the Panathenaic Stadium and more. Then, take an afternoon trip to Cape Sounion, where the Temple of Poseidon overlooks the Aegean Sea. Admire the glittering temple and stellar views before your return by coach to Athens.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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$127.40
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$127.40

Acropolis and Acropolis Museum Tour with Entry Tickets
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Acropolis and Acropolis Museum Tour with Entry Tickets

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Avoid long lines at the Acropolis and Acropolis Museum on a half-day tour that gets you straight into the popular sites without the hassle of waiting for tickets. Following the Acropolis tour with a guided visit of the Acropolis Museum takes you beyond the monument for a glimpse of daily lives in ancient Athens, from spirituality to celebrations and magnificent artwork.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$105.99
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$105.99

Half Day Athens Sightseeing Tour with Acropolis Museum
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Half Day Athens Sightseeing Tour with Acropolis Museum

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Explore Athens on a sightseeing tour that provides an overview of this city full of historical sights. With a guide, you'll see attractions such as the Panathenaic Stadium, Hadrian's Arch, Constitution Square (Syntagma), and the Acropolis, plus check out the Acropolis Museum. This tour is a great way to get to know Athens at the start of your stay so you'll be better informed to see more on your own.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$91.00
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$91.00

Athens Super Saver: Acropolis Walking Tour plus Cape Sounion and Temple of Poseidon Half-Day Trip

Athens Super Saver: Acropolis Walking Tour plus Cape Sounion and Temple of Poseidon Half-Day Trip

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Discover the best of Athens and the Temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion on this full-day Super Saver—a combination of two popular tours for a great discounted price. Start with a guided morning stroll around top Athens attractions such as Syntagma Square, the charming old Plaka district, and more. Then, take a guided tour of the UNESCO-listed Acropolis to see its classical showpieces, including the Parthenon. Finish with a scenic afternoon trip to see the Temple of Poseidon, a 5th-century BC temple perched on sea cliffs at Cape Sounion.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$86.72
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$86.72

Athens All Included: Acropolis and Museum In a Cultural Guided Walking Tour

Athens All Included: Acropolis and Museum In a Cultural Guided Walking Tour

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After meeting your guide at the nearby metro station, you and your small group will set off for the Acropolis.  The tour brings some of history’s greatest treasures to life, offering an interactive experience you won’t get from a book or audio guide.  Your guide also times your visit to the Acropolis Museum to avoid the crowds and give you a more intimate experience.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$103.85
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$103.85
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The Acropolis, Athens Walking City Tour and Acropolis Museum

The Acropolis, Athens Walking City Tour and Acropolis Museum

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Skip the long lines at the iconic Acropolis (ticket price not included), discover the Acropolis Museum, and enjoy a guided walking tour of Athens in just a few hours on this action-packed tour that’s tailor-made for history buffs. Along the way enjoy the single most elegant approach to the Acropolis: a stroll up the pedestrian walkway Dionysiou Areopagitou.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$65.31
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Acropolis monuments & Parthenon Walking Tour with Optional Acropolis Museum
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Acropolis monuments & Parthenon Walking Tour with Optional Acropolis Museum

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The UNESCO-listed Acropolis of Athens is the city’s most visited attraction, but it has the traffic to match. This walking tour starts early to avoid the crowds and includes highlights such as the Parthenon, Erechtheion, and the Acropolis Museum.
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  • 2 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$34.26
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Athens Full Day Private Tour

Athens Full Day Private Tour

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Explore the highlights of Athens in a private vehicle on this full-day tour. Depart from your hotel and make your way the the Acropolis, where you can stroll through the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, the Temple of the Athena Nike, the Propylaea, the Erechtheum, and the Parthenon. Take in views from Lycabettus Hill and explore the neighborhoods of Plaka and Monastiraki.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$128.47
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Acropolis and Acropolis museum tour
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Acropolis and Acropolis museum tour

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Go by foot and get up-close to the ancient wonder of Athens’ Acropolis. Visit the Greek capital’s most-renowned monuments on this flexible half-day walking tour. Soak in the historic significance of the place where Western politics and ideals were forged, your guide on hand to tell you more about the site's rich history. Don’t just look through the window of a tour bus: truly experience the Acropolis by taking a stroll around this epic landmark of civilization.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$53.53
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Acropolis & Acropolis Museum Pre-booked e-Tickets & Audio Tours on your phone

Acropolis & Acropolis Museum Pre-booked e-Tickets & Audio Tours on your phone

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The Acropolis and its museum is Athen’s crown jewel, but the sights are often overrun with visitors. With this pre-booked e-ticket, zip past the crowds at the entrance and spend more time immersed in the Golden Age of Athens. Explore the archaeological site and the museum’s collection of artifacts with the engaging insights of two dedicated audio tours downloaded directly to your smartphone.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$48.18
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$48.18

Half Day Athens Private Tailor-Made City Tour (Skip the line of Acropolis)

Half Day Athens Private Tailor-Made City Tour (Skip the line of Acropolis)

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Customize your own tour of Athens and visit the landmarks that are of more interest to you on this private adventure. Choose from a number of key landmarks like the Royal Palace of Athens, the Temple of Zeus, the Archaeological Museum, and enjoy skip-the-line admission to the Acropolis. Discover ancient Greece’s rich history as you stroll around the ruins with your dedicated guide and get insider tips on the best places to eat and drink.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$315.83
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Athens Greece Full Day private tour

Athens Greece Full Day private tour

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This is a great choice for history fans wanting to see Athens’ best historical sights in a day. Enjoy a stress-free adventure of Greece’s capital with a full itinerary planned out, and round-trip transport included. Visit the Parthenon, the New Acropolis Museum, the Temple of Zeus, Lycabettus Hill, Plaka, Athens Riviera, and much more. As it’s a private tour, the itinerary can be altered based on personal preferences.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$412.19
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Entry e-tickets for the Top Ancient Athens Attractions and 3 Audio Tours

Entry e-tickets for the Top Ancient Athens Attractions and 3 Audio Tours

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Avoid long lines to purchase admission to Athens’ top sites by pre-booking electronic tickets. Included admission to the Acropolis, the Agora of Athens, and the Temple of Olympian Zeus (Naós tou Olympíou Diós) takes care of three key destinations in a single booking. You’ll also have access to self-guided audio tours and offline content designed for independent exploring.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$52.46
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What people are saying about Acropolis tours and tickets

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Skip The Line: Acropolis & Parthenon Admission Ticket with Free Audio Tour
"Get your tickets here or you can wait in a long line at the entrance. Be sure and download the PDF and print out your tickets because the button for placing the digital tickets into your phone wallet does not work. It only places the receipt for the ticket into your wallet. You have to click and download each ticket."..."
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Skip the Line Acropolis of Athens Tour
"It was great to have the stories behind the sites explained to us and really bring history to life as we walked through."..."
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Skip the Line Acropolis of Athens and New Acropolis Museum Tour
"We really enjoyed our tour. Our guide Fotoni was very fun and knowledgeable. This tour informed us on a lot of info that made the acropolis and museum much more meaningful."..."
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Skip the Line: Acropolis of Athens Afternoon Walking Tour
"Wonderful tour. Very knowledgeable and informative. Would definitely recommend. Great for families and friends."..."
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Athens Highlights: a Mythological Tour
"Rather than walking round the sights just taking pictures, it was great to have someone explain all of the stories, real and legend. It was a really brilliant experience and would highly recommend. Doing the morning tour also meant we had the whole afternoon free to enjoy Athens!"..."
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Athens Half-Day Sightseeing Tour
"This was a great tour for the price. It was nice to be able to see the main sites of Athens from a comfortable bus after having walked for miles the day before. Our tour guide was knowledgeable and friendly. I would recommend this tour to others!"..."
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Acropolis Walking Tour, Including Syntagma Square and Historical City Center
"Great trip, Hermes, our guide, was very knowledgeable and interesting. Got to see some of the best antiquities in Athens finishing with Acropolis"..."
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Acropolis of Athens, Ancient Agora and the Agora Museum Tour
"Sissy was our guide and she was exceptional. She brought to life the story of the Acropolis and what it was like in the days when it was being built. This tour gives you plenty of time to do the photography necessary to capture the beauty of this amazing place."..."
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City Sightseeing Athens, Piraeus & Beach Riviera Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tours
"Was able to do everything in Athens and the beach but didn’t make it to riviera it’s okay it was a lake I wanted to see but had to pay for it but highly recommended this tour Amazing runs every 20 mins the one to Piraeus runs every hour but super nice to see the city"..."
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Hop on Hop Off Classic tour of Athens
"Glad to leave the driving to professionals in Athens. Easy to find stops. Agents available to answer questions."..."
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Acropolis Morning Walking Tour(Small Group)
"Nickkolas was an excellent tour guide who provided ideal information at each point in the tour. We were able to ask questions, take lots of pictures (which he took for us) and get right up close to the required attractions. Highly recommend."..."
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Athens Super Saver: City Sightseeing Tour plus Half-Day Cape Sounion Trip
"Great day. Great guide. Wonderful value for the money. Many great memories made in this tour. Highly recommend."..."
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Acropolis and Acropolis Museum Tour with Entry Tickets
"Great tour with Jiota. Very interesting and informative guide. Handy to have tickets already included. Quite a long tour so wear comfortable shoes and sunblock! A must when visiting Athens."..."
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Half Day Athens Sightseeing Tour with Acropolis Museum
"Our tour guide was very informative & passionate about the Greek history Well organized and on time.. Very enjoyable experience!"..."
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Athens Super Saver: Acropolis Walking Tour plus Cape Sounion and Temple of Poseidon Half-Day Trip
"Had a great time. Our guide was very knowledgeable!! Loved it and had a wonderful experience. Wear comfortable shoes since there is lot of walking."..."
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Athens All Included: Acropolis and Museum In a Cultural Guided Walking Tour
"Listening to our tour guide with all of her knowledge of Greece and how this important area related to all citizens. We are glad we took the tour so we were really informed of the area. The guide also explained how the museum was closely related to historical site."..."
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The Acropolis, Athens Walking City Tour and Acropolis Museum
"Hermes was great, always willing to answer any question and provided a wealth of knowledge. Hermes was very considerate and entertaining and had a passion to share Greek history with all of us on the tour."..."
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Acropolis monuments & Parthenon Walking Tour with Optional Acropolis Museum
"Anna, our tour guide, did a wonderful job of explaining the history and mythology of the Acropolis. She learned each persons background and related points of interest to those backgrounds. This was my 4th tour of the Acropolis and I learn something new each time."..."
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Athens Full Day Private Tour
"Our tour guide Nacio was extremely knowledgeable of the sights we saw and provided a great deal of insight to the Greek history and stories of the sights we saw. Well worth the all day tout"..."
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Acropolis and Acropolis museum tour
"The tour guide was amazing. So enthusiastic and got me excited about all the rich history. The inclusion of the museum for the tour is absolutely necessary, it brings it all together!"..."
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Acropolis & Acropolis Museum Pre-booked e-Tickets & Audio Tours on your phone
"This is a good purchase if you are tech savvy and/or can follow instructions very closely because after the purchase, you will need to download and access a couple of sites/apps to get the tickets and download the audio tour. Otherwise, it's a good buy."..."
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Half Day Athens Private Tailor-Made City Tour (Skip the line of Acropolis)
"Very knowledgeable guides. The sites chosen were great. Ridiculous that you want more written comments"..."
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Athens Greece Full Day private tour
"Great tour of Athens. Our guide Demetrius was extremely knowledgeable. Love Athens and the hidden lunch spot was so good and ethnically Greek. Highly recommend this tour."..."
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Entry e-tickets for the Top Ancient Athens Attractions and 3 Audio Tours
"Informative audio guides for all aspects of Ancient Greek life. Skipping the line in so many attractions as also a huge plus. You just need your smartphone and you are good to go."..."
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What are Acropolis hours of operation?
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Acropolis hours of operation: April–Oct: Mon 11am–7:30pm; Tues–Sun 8am–7:30pm; Nov–March daily 8:30am–3pm. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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Should I book Acropolis tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Acropolis can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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How much does it cost to visit Acropolis 2022?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Acropolis costs USD 40.68. Guided Acropolis tours start around USD 40.68 per person.