Private Walking Tour: National Archaeological Museum

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Private Walking Tour: National Archaeological Museum information and booking

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$77
Duration
3 hours
Departs from
Tour departs from inside the Syntagma Metro Station
Time of departure
9:30am, Tuesday to Sunday1pm on Mondays (if you prefer a different time, you MUST advise at the time of booking, changes are not permitted after booking)
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Tour description provided by Viator

Visit one of the world's great museums, the National Archaeological Museum of Athens on this three-hour private walking tour. The museum houses the most important finds from Greece's archaeological sights. You will also pass many historical sites of Athens including the House of Parliament with the world famous Evzones.

Syntagma Metro station, where your tour begins contains many archaeological exhibits including ancient grave stones, an aqueduct from the 5th century BC, pottery, a 2,000-year old beehive and a mosaic from the 5th century AD.

See the House of Parliament, guarded by elite soldiers known as Evzones. The tomb of the Unknown soldier can be found at the front of the building.

Heading down El. Venizelos Street you will see the Numismatic museum comprising 400,000 coins from ancient Greek, Hellenic, Roman and Byzantine times. The building was once the home of the celebrated archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann.

See three beautiful neoclassical buildings - The Academy of Sciences, the University and the Library all decorated with exquisite statues and sculptures. Taking the metro from Panepistimio Station to Victoria, you will walk to the National Archaeological Museum, the largest and most representative archaeological museum in Greece. You will be guided through the most interesting exhibits and have an opportunity to get acquainted with periods of Greek History and Art.

What's included

  • Local guide
  • Private tour

What isn't included

  • Entrance fees
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified