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The star of Athens postcards and arguably the most impressive of all the city’s ancient ruins, the Parthenon stands proud atop the sacred rock of Acropolis, high above the modern city.

Built between 447 and 432 BC, the temple was dedicated to Greek goddess Athena and originally housed her cult image, a giant ivory and gold-plated statue by Fidias. The restored temple, a UNESCO World Heritage site, is a striking reminder of the glory of Ancient Greece with its grand marble façade, classic Doric columns, and elaborate sculptural friezes. The site also serves as a fascinating chronicle of Athens’ history.

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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$65.87
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$65.87
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$89.23
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$89.23
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Athens Highlights: a Mythological Tour

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
  • Taking safety measures
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$80.24
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$80.24
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$347.33
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$347.33
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Skip the Line: Acropolis of Athens Afternoon Walking Tour

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
  • Taking safety measures
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$36.57
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$36.57
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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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$62.28
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Skip the Line Acropolis of Athens Tour

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
  • Taking safety measures
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$38.33
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$38.33
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City Sightseeing Athens & Beach Riviera Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

City Sightseeing Athens & Beach Riviera Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

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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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$23.95
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$23.95
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Athens Highlights Half Day Private Tour

Athens Highlights Half Day Private Tour

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If you’re short on time but want to see everything that Athens has to offer, take a five-hour tour by private transportation. The day starts with convenient pickup from your hotel and then takes you to the Acropolis, Panepistimiou Street, and much more. Traveling by private car enables you to take advantage of your time. You also have the flexibility to explore each attraction independently or add a licensed guide at an additional coast.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$89.23
Price varies by group size
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$89.23
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Athens Super Saver: City Sightseeing Tour plus Half-Day Cape Sounion Trip

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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$144.44
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Electric Bike Tour of Athens by Night

Electric Bike Tour of Athens by Night

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Escape the daytime heat and see Athens’ ancient sights after the sun has gone down on this 2.5-hour electric bike tour. Meet your guide in the late evening, then hop aboard your easy-to-ride bike and zip around the city center. Cruise through atmospheric Plaka, or Athens Old Town, and see the UNESCO World Heritage–listed Acropolis of Athens and other historical landmarks illuminated against the night sky. This small-group tour is limited to just 11 participants.
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  • 2 hours to 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$56.29
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Athens By Night Private Tour

Athens By Night Private Tour

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Experience the nighttime side of Athens on this private evening tour. Meet your driver at your hotel and depart in a private vehicle to the main sights of Athens, including the Acropolis, the Parthenon, the Port of Piraeus, Lycabettus Hill, and more. Explore each place independently and at your own pace.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$71.86
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Athens Scenic Bike Tour

Athens Scenic Bike Tour

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Explore the ancient monuments and bustling energy of Athens on a fun and easy bike tour. Cover much more distance than walking while peddling along bike-friendly paths and streets, stopping to learn about the city’s long history and legends from a local guide. Cycle around the Acropolis and past other iconic ruins including the Ancient Agora, Roman Forum, and the Keramikos Cemetery.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$43.72
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$43.72
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Private Full-Day Tour of Athens and Cape Sounion

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Private Full-Day Tour of Athens and Cape Sounion

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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. Make the most of your time in Greece on this full-day private tour of Athens with an English speaking licensed guide dedicated exclusively to you and your group. You can customize your private tour at any time you require
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$160.85
$189.23
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4 Hours - Athens & Acropolis Highlights Private Tour

4 Hours - Athens & Acropolis Highlights Private Tour

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Delve deep into the history of ancient Greece on a 4-hour private tour of the ancient ruins of Athens. Visit the ruins on Acropolis Hill, the Temple of Zeus, the Old Olympic Stadium, Lycabettus Hill, and much more. Discover what each building was used for over 2,000 years ago and what daily life was like for the ancient Greeks as you admire the ruins and views of the city.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$146.72
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$53.90
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Athens city highlights half day private tour

Athens city highlights half day private tour

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Get around Athens’ most-cherished attractions and see the city in comfort on this private, half-day driving tour. Choose what time your small group would like to start, with hotel and port pick-up and drop-off included, and enjoy a professional chauffeur service designed to show-off the best of Greece’s ancient history and hospitality.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$65.87
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Athens Morning Electric Bike Tour

Athens Morning Electric Bike Tour

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Hop on an e-bike for a leisurely morning cycle through the historical center of Athens. With the bike’s electric motor, you’ll save your energy for sightseeing on a route that takes in landmarks such as the UNESCO-listed Athens Acropolis, National Garden, Panathenaic Stadium, and more. Ample photo stops are included through the tour, and you’ll also get a break for a coffee or ice cream, depending on the season.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$53.90
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Athens Highlights & Ancient Corinth Full Day Private Tour

Athens Highlights & Ancient Corinth Full Day Private Tour

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It can be difficult to cram all of Athens’ historical highlights into an itinerary, even more so if you also want to fit in other towns such as ancient Corinth. Remove the stress of planning a timetable with this full-day tour of the most impressive landmarks in the two towns. Spend the morning walking from the Acropolis to Lycabettus Hill, the highest hill in Athens, then jump over to Corinth for an exploration of the Corinth Canal and the Temple of Apollo.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$211.39
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Athens Half Day Tour

Athens Half Day Tour

Your half day trip will begin from your hotel and you will have your first stop at "Panathenaic" stadium (where 1st Olympics in modern times - took place). Then you'll have a stop at "Zappeion Hall" and "Temple of Zeus". After that you'll be driven to Acropolis to visit museum of Acropolis and Acropolis Rock where is "Parthenon", "Temple of Athena Nike", "Erectheion". Next stop is infront of Greek Parliament to watch the Presidential guard ("Evzones") and Academy of Athens. After that you'll be driven trough narrow streets of Plaka (old town of Athens) and you'll have a short stop at Monastiraki flea market. Then at "Roman Agora" and "Ancient Agora" (where philosophers met in Ancient Days) and at "Temple of Hyphaestus". After that you'll be driven at Lycabettus (big hill at the center of Athens) where you will have a beautifull view of Athens, Acropolis and the sea of Piraeus.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$109.70
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New Acropolis Museum and Acropolis of Athens Skip-The-Line Small Group Tour

New Acropolis Museum and Acropolis of Athens Skip-The-Line Small Group 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
  • Taking safety measures
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$29.94
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Athens Shore Excursion from Piraeus Port

Athens Shore Excursion from Piraeus Port

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Dive head first into the ancient city of Athens on a one-day sightseeing tour.  You’ll cover more ground in private transportation, starting from your hotel or cruise terminal. As an added bonus, you’ll enjoy wifi on board in between all the stops.  Go at your own pace, as your guide narrates sights such as the Parthenon and the Acropolis. Afterwards, enjoy free time before returning to your lodging.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$154.50
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6 Hours - Athens Sightseeing Private Tour

6 Hours - Athens Sightseeing Private Tour

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There’s so much to see in Athens and only so much time.  Maximize your Greek vacation with a full-day private tour of the city.  Starting from your hotel, you’ll have private transportation at your disposal whisking you away to multiple UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including the Acropolis. You can explore each location independently at your own pace or choose to hire a private guide in advance. It's your day.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$170.67
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$170.67
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Athens Highlights & Sounio Temple of Poseidon Full Day Private Tour

Athens Highlights & Sounio Temple of Poseidon Full Day Private Tour

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Experience the best of Athens and Sounio on this action-packed private day tour. By traveling in a private vehicle, you’ll be able to access places that would be hard to reach by public transport. It’s the perfect tour for travelers with limited time as you’ll see multiple Athens and Cape Sounio highlights in a day including Acropolis Hill, the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, Temple of Zeus, and Temple Of Poseidon.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$211.39
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Should I book Parthenon tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Parthenon 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. See all 127 Parthenon tickets and tours on Viator.
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How much does it cost to visit Parthenon 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Parthenon costs USD 10.77. Guided Parthenon tours start around USD 10.77 per person. See all 127 Parthenon tickets and tours on Viator.
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