Athens Ottoman monuments and the museum of Islamic art

Cultural & Theme Tours in Paros

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You will visit the historic center of Athens characterized by monuments of all time.Among the others, we will pass from Kadis house, the ruins of Küçuk  mosque, Fethiye Mosque, Tsisderakis mosque, Madrasa islamic school and the  Hamam of Abid Efendi and the museum of Islamic artApproximate walking distance 5.5 km
You will be transferred with our luxury Van to the oldest quarter of Athens. Plaka is characterized by monuments of all time showing that here beats the heart of the city from ancient times to today: Many small Byzantine churches, a mosque, a hamam and the first university of Greece, the Roman Forum, the ancient agora, all in the shadow of the Acropolis, constitute the cultural mosaic of the district.After the Greek war for independence gradually most of the monuments from the ottoman rule of Greece were vanished. They were demolished on purpose or desolated by the time and neglect.We will visit the very few monuments which have survived and are difficult to be spotted and recognized by visitors: Kadis house, the ruins of Küçuk  mosque, Fethiye Mosque, Tsisderakis mosque, Madrasa islamic school and the  Hamam of Abid Efendi.We will end with a guided visit of the Islamic art museum of Athens.

What’s included

  • Local taxes
  • Bottled water
  • Driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
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