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Byzantine & Ottoman Heritage Walking Tour of Athens Verified by FREETOUR.com

Provided by Eureka Athens
English  |  4:00 PM
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We meet at Acropolis metro station, and we start our tour discussing the eras Athens faced and how the Acropolis and the area around evolved from the ancient times to the Byzantine and Ottoman period and what we see today in our modern world. We start our walk by heading at the heart of Plaka district where we will admire residences, churches, and buildings from the Byzantine and Ottoman times and dig their history. At the end of our tour, we will end up to a traditional Greek pastry shop where we will taste deserts or coffee inspired by the eastern culture and discuss Athenian everyday life and history!

Please note that we do not enter the Archaeological sites and a ticket for them is not included.

This activity includes:

  • acropolis area
  • plaka district
  • Oldest house of Athens
  • Ottoman architecture examples
  • Remnants of Muslim religious school
  • Roman agora
  • Mosques
  • Athens hammam
  • Tower of the winds
  • Monastiraki district
  • Lysicrates monument
  • Monastiraki square
  • Traditional desert or coffee

Meeting point

Acropolis Metro station

On arrival

You can reach Acropolis metro station by metro line 2 (red line).

Things to note

Bring a bottle of water
Wear comfortable shoes

Please note that this is a walking tour and does not include entrances to museums

Cancellation policy

Please note that this tour has an 1 day(s) cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time or in the case of your non-arrival, you will still be charged the full cost of your booking.

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