Category Archives: Historical Tours

The Athens & Epidaurus Festival

Every year, every summer, unique events and performances take place during the popular “Athens & Epidaurus Festival” in various Athens’ venues and also in the wonderful Epidaurus Theatre. Drama, Comedy, Dance, Live concerts, are being performed in some of the … Continue reading

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“Plaka” and “Makriyianni”: The most picturesque neighbourhoods of Athens

Discover the most beautiful and picturesque corners of Athens, by visiting these two neighbouring areas, the “Plaka” and “Makriyianni” (or “Makriyanni” or “Makrigianni”). Plaka, occupies the area right underneath the Acropolis, set among Syntagma sq., Monastiraki , the Ancient Agora … Continue reading

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National Garden of Athens

In a city, rich in history and landmarks like Athens, a garden could not be considered as a main attraction. Yet, a walk through this lovely Oasis of fresh air and cool shades, located in the very heart of Athens … Continue reading

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Evzones or Tsoliades

Evzones, or, as we Greeks like to call them, “Tsoliades”, are the pride of our army! If you join our Historical Athens Walking Tours, you will have the opportunity to see them guarding the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, right … Continue reading

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The Sacred Olympic Flame

“A healthy mind in a healthy body.” That was the motto of the Ancient Greeks when they celebrated the Olympic Games every four years in Olympia which is located on the west coast of Peloponnese.

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The ​​Acropolis Museum – Among the best museums in the world according to Trip Advisor​

The New Acropolis Museum has been named among the best-ranked museums in the world in the 2015  Travellers’ Choice survey, announced by TripAdvisor. More specifically, the New Acropolis Museum has been voted as the ​11th in the world the the 8​th … Continue reading

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Celebrities at the Acropolis of Athens

Acropolis of Athens. The cradle of the Western Civilization. A significant monument of culture. It attracts millions of visitors each year of all nations, all casts, all social classes. Old people and kids, families and individuals, famous and unfamous people, … Continue reading

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Jewish Heritage in Athens – A Long and Rich History of Greeks and Jews Living Side by Side For over 2000 Years

In the heart of the Ancient Agora of Athens, a mere stone’s throw away from the Acropolis, stood an unusual building believed by some scholars to have been the first synagogue in Greece dating back to the 5th century B.C.E. … Continue reading

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3 Cheers for Summer in Greece

Summer is king in Greece and definitely the best time of year to be here. The sun is radiant, the sea is clear and blue. The watermelon is sweet and juicy and the best you have ever tasted and it … Continue reading

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The Acropolis of Athens Receives the Recognition it Deserves from CNN

What would you do if you had 1.5 million dollars and two whole years of free time on your hands? Take a luxury vacation to visit all 962 UNESCO World Heritage Sites of course. And that is exactly what a … Continue reading

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