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  • Address: Greece
  • Hours: Summer (4/01 - 10/31) 8:30am - 7:30pm daily; Mon 11am - 7:30pm. Winter (11/01 - 3/31) 8am - 2pm daily.
  • Admission: 4 EUR

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Agora of Athens Tours

The political and social heart of the ancient city of Athens, the famous Agora of Athens (or the Forum of Athens) is one of the city's most important archeological sites -- the remainder of the civic center and marketplace where Greek democracy was first brought to life.

Today, the ruins are regarded as the best-preserved example of an ancient Greek agora, standing to the northwest of the Acropolis between the hills of Areopagus and Kolonus Agoraios. Dating back to the 6th century BC (before which it was used as a residential area), the vast area was originally laid out by Peisistratus and featured an elaborate drainage system, a series of fountains and a temple devoted to the Olympian Gods. Later additions included the temples of Hephaestus, Zeus and Apollo, a series of altars and a concert hall, before the agora was finally abandoned after a Slavic invasion in the 6th century AD.

Today, the fragments of the once glorious marketplace provide important clues to the former political, civic and economic center of the ancient world, most notably the beautifully preserved Hephaiston temple and the shopping center of Stoa of Attalos, which now houses the Museum of the Ancient Agora.

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Private Tour: Highlights of Athens with Acropolis of Athens and Lunch, Athens, null
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Private Tour: Highlights of Athens with Acropolis of Athens and Lunch

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 2 Reviews

Explore Athens with a private guide on a 6 hour tour and discover the UNESCO listed Acropolis of Athens, Temple of Zeus, Panathenian Stadium and more! After ...  Read more

Location: Athens, Greece
Duration: 6 hours (approx.)

From USD $246.21
Athens Highlights: a Mythological Tour, Athens, Ancient Rome Tours
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Athens Highlights: a Mythological Tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 81 Reviews

History & Myth meet in Athens! Discover the greatest landmarks of Athens & their surrounding myths! Enjoy a unique mythological tour, suitable for all ...  Read more

Location: Athens, Greece
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $64.79
Private Tour: Athens City Highlights Including the Acropolis of Athens, Athens, Walking Tours
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Private Tour: Athens City Highlights Including the Acropolis of Athens

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 46 Reviews

Explore Athens with a private guide on a 4-hour tour, and discover the UNESCO-listed Acropolis of Athens, Temple of Zeus, Panathenian Stadium and more! After ...  Read more

Location: Athens, Greece
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $117.81
The Acropolis, Ancient Agora and Attalos Museum Small Group Walking Tour, Athens, Private ... 
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 5

The Acropolis, Ancient Agora and Attalos Museum Small Group Walking Tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 31 Reviews

The perfect combination tour for history buffs, including a visit to the Acropolis and all its famous monuments, as well as to the fascinating Ancient Agora ...  Read more

Location: Athens, Greece
Duration: 3 hours 27 minutes (approx.)

From USD $57.72
Acropolis, Athens City Tour, The Ancient Agora and Attalos Museum, Athens, Skip-the-Line Tours
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Acropolis, Athens City Tour, The Ancient Agora and Attalos Museum

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 10 Reviews

The perfect combination tour including an Athens City tour, a visit to the Acropolis & all its famous monuments, as well as to the fascinating Ancient ...  Read more

Location: Athens, Greece
Duration: 5 hours (approx.)

From USD $65.97
Athens Private Full-Day Tour, Athens, Cultural Tours
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Athens Private Full-Day Tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 11 Reviews

This 8-hour tour covers all the must-see attractions when in Athens. It includes the Acropolis, the Acropolis Museum, the Archaeological Museum, Temple of ...  Read more

Location: Athens, Greece
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $565.47
Athens Riverside: A Journey in Mythical Athens, Athens, City Tours
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Athens Riverside: A Journey in Mythical Athens

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 4 Reviews

Through our tour you will meet ancient sanctuaries dedicated to mystery gods, christian churches that replaced the old temples, caves and roman baths. You will ...  Read more

Location: Athens, Greece
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $35.34
Private Tour: Ancient Agora of Athens Walking Tour, Athens, Walking Tours
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Private Tour: Ancient Agora of Athens Walking Tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 2 Reviews

Be transported back in time to Ancient Greece on this private, 3-hour tour of the Ancient Agora of Athens. With a private guide, wander around the Doric ...  Read more

Location: Athens, Greece
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $48.30
Private Walking Tour: Ancient Agora, Plaka and Monastiraki monuments, Athens, Private Sightseeing ... 
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 2 ADMISSION : 3

Private Walking Tour: Ancient Agora, Plaka and Monastiraki monuments

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 4 Reviews

Wander through the markets in the Monstiraki area, see classical Roman and Ottoman monuments of the city including the Ancient Agora and soak up the ...  Read more

Location: Athens, Greece
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $48.30
Athens City Pass including Acropolis and hop-on-hop-off bus, Athens, Walking Tours
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 2 ADMISSION : 4

Athens City Pass including Acropolis and hop-on-hop-off bus

4.5 star rating: Recommended 17 Reviews

Enjoy free and preferred admission to Athens` major sights with the Athens City Pass, available as Mini, Classic or Complete! Depending on the option ...  Read more

Location: Athens, Greece
Duration: Flexible

From USD $38.76

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