Are you planning on travelling to Athens this summer? Whether you want to visit the archaeological sites, uncover the secrets of its neighbourhoods, or drink a cocktail with an amazing view, we offer a personal travel guide to the trip of a lifetime, right in your own pocket! Here, we introduce you to 3+1 audio city tours of Athens available in our Cultural Places App. Don’t miss them!
Visiting the Acropolis is a unique opportunity to go back through history and see one of the most impressive and glorious creations of humankind. During the Golden Age of Pericles, in the 5th century BC, the most talented sculptors and architects designed a complex of temples and buildings that included the Parthenon, the Erechtheion, the Temple of Athena Nike, and the Propylaea. Our audio city tour is your personal guide to the Acropolis, giving you background information about these monuments and unravelling their most fascinating stories. Download the Acropolis Tour in our Cultural Places App to learn all you need to know about this incredible place.
Ancient and Roman Agora Tour
One tour, two archaeological sites. Starting in the Ancient Agora, you can admire the Stoa of Attalos, an ancient building fully reconstructed to its original scale thanks to a renovation program. Along with other buildings such as the temple of Hephaestus, the remains of the Middle Stoa, and the Byzantine church of the Holy Apostles, this is the perfect place to stroll around and explore Greek ancient history.
Built at the foot of the Acropolis hill, the Roman Agora was the city’s market area under Roman rule. Its construction began in the first century BC, with the help of donations from Julius Caesar and Augustus. Download our Ancient and Roman Agora audio tour to walk around and admire the monuments while hearing about the stories and secrets of these ancient sites.
Vasilissis Sofias Tour
Vasilissis Sofias is the road of architecture and culture, where the museums remind you of the continuous history of Greece. The charm of the past is reflected in the historical buildings and the museums of Vasilissis Sofias, and the present is also on display to pedestrians, as this street is one of the busiest avenues in the city centre of Athens.
How many times have you walked along a street full of interesting buildings and monuments, wondering what lies behind their facades and in their history? With our Vasilissis Sofias audio tour, you have the opportunity to learn stories and interesting hints about the buildings and the museums in this street. Don’t forget to find and download it in the Cultural Places App!
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Plaka Tour… Coming Soon
In the shadow of the Acropolis hill, the old historical neighbourhood of Plaka will take you back in time. It is one of the most picturesque neighbourhoods in Athens. The antiquities, museums, architectural gems, small taverns, and pleasant smells hidden amongst the charming labyrinthine streets will surely impress you.
Would you like to explore a neighbourhood that looks like a Greek island? To learn more about the first university in Athens? To discover Ottoman baths or admire the oldest house in the city? Are you ready to be impressed by the mystic spirit of a Byzantine church? Our Plaka audio tour will be available in the Cultural Places App very soon and will take you on a journey through this unique area.
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Let the Cultural Places App be your personal guide to Athens. With 3+1 audio city tours, you can make the most of your visit to Athens. Strolling around and seeing the famous cultural and historic sites in the city is only half the fun. The other half is to learn their stories. Just download our Athens tours to your smartphone, put your headphones on, and start your exploration!