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Athens Ancient Sites Tour

The Parthenon, on the Athenian Acropolis, is a famous site in Athens. Dedicated to Athena in the fifth century BC, it features classical Greek art. Historians note it replaced an older temple destroyed by Persians in 480 BC. Since 1975, teams have worked to preserve its artifacts.

The Theatre of Herodes Atticus, a Roman stone theater on the Acropolis’s southwest slope, is a renowned open-air theatre.

The Ancient Cemetery of Kerameikos, used until Roman times, is an 11-acre site with historic tombstones and statues. It’s at Ermou street’s end, northwest of the Acropolis.

Nearby, the Philopappos Monument on Philopappou Hill honors Prince Gaius Julius Antiochus Epiphanes Philopappos. It overlooks the Acropolis.

King Attalos II built the Stoa of Attalos in the Agora of Athens. It now houses the Museum of the Ancient Agora with diverse artifacts.

The well-preserved Temple of Hephaestus is a Doric temple on the Agora’s northwestern side. It’s dedicated to Hephaestus and Athena.

Finally, the massive Temple of Olympian Zeus stands in Athens’ center. Also known as the Olympeion, it honors Zeus

Embark on an unforgettable journey through history with our ‘Athens Ancient Sites Tour.’ Explore the marvels of the Parthenon, the grandeur of the Theatre of Herodes Atticus, the serene Ancient Cemetery of Kerameikos, and more. Witness the legacy of ancient Greece and the wonders that have stood the test of time.

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