The tour starts with an explanation of the archaeological exhibits of the Syntagma metro station. Then you see the House of Parliament with the monument to the Unknown Soldier and the Evzones - the presidential guards.
You walk down the El. Venizelos str. (Panepistimiou), where you see the Mansion of Heinrich Schliemann housing the numismatic museum of the city today. Then you see three beautiful neoclassical buildings: The Academy of Sciences, the University and the Library all decorated with beautiful statues and sculptures. You take the metro from Panepistimio Station to Victoria.
From Victoria station you walk ten minutes and you reach the National Archaeological Museum, the largest and most representative archaeological museum in Greece. You will enjoy a professional and profound explanation of the most interesting exhibits and get acquainted with the different periods of the Greek History and Art.
The meeting point is inside
the Syntagma Metro Station
, next to the ticket validating machines
, underneath the hanging clock. Your tour guide or office representative will be holding the orange colored Athens Walking Tours sign to identify them.
Please make sure that you get there at 9:15 because the tour starts at 9:30 am*.*On Good Friday (Greek Orthodox Easter) our tour starts at 10:30 am (not 09:30 am.)
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Prices start from 30 €
per adult. It depends on your group size. VIEW OUR PRICES
Entrance tickets (10 € / adult) are not included
in the tour's fee. Teenagers and children are free of charge and students are entitled to reduced tickets.
We usually buy the tickets for you in advance, in order not to line up. Please make sure you have enough cash (euros) with you to purchase the tickets.
- Discount Code for Second Tour (SNDT): 5% discount for booking a second tour
For more information on discounts & special rates please read the FAQ ABOUT AWT
- Local licensed guide
- Athens Guide magazine
- Athens Map
- Entrance tickets
- Hotel pick up and drop off
- Food and beverages
- Gratuities (gratuity rates in Greece are around 10% of service cost)
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- The tours do not take place on the following public Holidays: 25 & 26 December, New Year's Day, Easter Sunday, May 1st and March 25, the Greek Independence Day.
- Our tours take place in all weather, rain or shine.