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Combo (Save 5%): Acropolis & 6 Archaeological Sites Multipass Tickets + Athens National Archaeological Museum Ticket
Combo (Save 5%): Acropolis & 6 Archaeological Sites Multipass Tickets + Athens National Archaeological Museum Ticket

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(8680)

$68.33

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Discover Ancient Greece with a combo that offers you access to the most renowned archaeological sites of Athens and the largest collection of Greek antiquities at the Athens National Archaeological Museum. This combo offers you impressive savings and promises an enriching cultural journey through Greek history. Acropolis and 6 archaeological sites multipass tickets Explore the richness of Greek history with entry to 7 archaeological sites, including the UNESCO-listed Acropolis and impressive Parthenon. Parthenon is a rocky temple that was dedicated to Athena and its structure with sturdy Greecian pillars and distributed rocks makes it look every bit Greek. Admire the Stoa of Attalos, considered the largest shopping center in the ancient world, and the famous Temple of Zeus. Explore Greece's oldest part of the city, Plaka bordered by the grand ancient Agora with an audio guide. Your visit to the Acropolis Hill is timed, allowing you to plan your day better. Upgrade your ticket to get access to a digital multilingual audio guide for a seamless tour. Athens National Archaeological Museum Dive deeper into Greek history with a visit to the Athens National Archaeological Museum. Marvel at an elaborate collection of Greek antiquities dating back to the Neolithic era. Enhance your understanding of these artifacts with an optional audio guide. The iconic golden Mask of Agamemnon and the magnificent statues of Zeus and Poseidon are surely highlights, offering an unparalleled glimpse into the past. Then there is a Bronze Head of a Boxer, found in Olympia depicting the boxer with a swollen right eye. It's all in the details! The museum also houses the world's largest collection of Greek coins.
Combo: Acropolis Parthenon + Acropolis Museum Tickets
Combo: Acropolis Parthenon + Acropolis Museum Tickets

4.70

(19272)

$48.29

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Skip the lines and wander through the diverse exhibits at the Acropolis Museum. Get lost in the Gallery of the Acropolis Slopes, the Archaic Gallery, and lastly the Parthenon Gallery on the 3rd floor. See the evolution of everyday objects through the centuries, and be enchanted by some of the oldest findings dating back to the 7th century B.C. Find gorgeous artifacts like the coffered ceiling of the Propylaea and sculptures from the Temple of Athena Nike. At the last gallery, watch a video presentation of the Parthenon and how it was designed and built. You will come face-to-face with philosophers and historical figures in a range of amazing portraits and sculptures. Do not miss the fascinating excavation site that lies below the museum. Believed to be an active neighborhood from around 3000 BC to 1100 AD, the space consists of sea streets, houses, and shops. Athens Acropolis & Parthenon At the Athenian temple complex, stop by the ruins of legendary structures like the Propylaea and the entrance to the ancient temple of Parthenon. Parthenon was used to shelter the monumental statue of Athena which was made by Pheidias out of gold and ivory. The architectural style and beauty of Odeon of Herodes Atticus will leave you in awe. This amphitheater was built in AD 161 by Roman Herodes Atticus in memory of his wife Regilla. It is so grand that it is still used to host blockbuster pop concerts and other events. Wander across the once-sacred halls of Athena Nike and the Erechtheion and marvel at skills of Kallicrates who is said to have designed the temple.
Combo: Acropolis Parthenon + Acropolis Museum Tickets
Combo: Acropolis Parthenon + Acropolis Museum Tickets

4.24

(4846)

$53.46

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With these cost-effective combo tickets, enjoy the Acropolis of Athens and the Acropolis Museum – two of the most famous landmarks in Greece and a must-visit for any traveler. With skip-the-ticket-line access, avoid long ticket queues and get easy entry to both attractions. However, please note that you still need to wait in line for security checks. Discover the Athens Acropolis Citadel and Parthenon With an audio guide, explore the ancient citadel that once served as the center of ancient Athens. Admire impressive architectural marvels, including the Parthenon, the Propylaea, and the Erechtheion - a temple dedicated to deities Athena and Poseidon. The Acropolis has a rich history, dating back to the 5th century BC, and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore the Archaeological Discoveries of the Acropolis at the Acropolis Museum. At the Acropolis Museum, visitors can delve deeper into the history of the Acropolis. The museum houses over 4,000 artifacts, including sculptures, pottery, and other ancient objects. Among the museum's highlights are the Caryatids, the ancient Greek female statues that once supported the roof of the Erechtheion. The museum's largest and most impressive exhibit is the Parthenon Gallery, which houses the frieze, metopes, and pediments of the Parthenon temple. The gallery features natural light and an elevated position, which provides a stunning view of the Parthenon temple itself. At the Archaic Gallery, witness the evolution of ancient Greek art from its earliest beginnings to the classical period.
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About Acropolis

The Acropolis, perched on a rocky outcrop above Athens, Greece, stands as a beacon of ancient civilization and enduring spirit. A visit here is not merely a trip through ancient ruins but a pilgrimage to the very heart of classical heritage. At the Acropolis, history doesn't merely whisper; it echoes through the ages. From the Parthenon, a temple dedicated to Athena, the city's patron goddess, to the Erechtheion with its famous Caryatids, the site combines unparalleled architectural beauty with a panorama of human resilience and creativity. Whether you're meandering around the Odeon of Herodes Atticus or gazing out over Athens from the Propylaea, the Acropolis offers a unique blend of culture, history, and breathtaking views, making it an eternally compelling destination for explorers from all walks of life.



Travel Tips for Acropolis

Visiting the Acropolis can be an enriching experience with a bit of preparation. Firstly, consider using public transportation, as parking can be scarce and the metro system in Athens is efficient and will get you close to the site. Remember to wear comfortable walking shoes as the terrain on the Acropolis is uneven and can be slippery, especially in wet conditions. To truly immerse in the cultural heritage, respectful attire is advised when exploring. Don’t forget to bring water and sun protection, as shade is limited. Nearby, the Plaka neighborhood offers charming streets and an array of dining options, perfect for enjoying a meal after a day of exploration. Also, consider visiting other historical sites within close proximity, such as the Ancient Agora or the Temple of Olympian Zeus, to enrich your historical journey through Athens.



Things to Do in Acropolis

  • Explore the Parthenon: Marvel at the grandeur of this ancient temple, dedicated to Athena, and feel the weight of history surrounding you.
  • Visit the Erechtheion: Be intrigued by its Caryatids, the stone-carved maidens that support the structure, a testament to ancient Greek sculptural skill.
  • Attend a Performance at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus: If your visit aligns with the Athens Festival, don’t miss the chance to experience a live performance in this historic theater.
  • Enjoy the View from the Propylaea: The monumental gateway to the Acropolis offers breathtaking views over Athens, perfect for memorable photos.
  • Learn at the Acropolis Museum: Just a short walk from the Acropolis, this museum houses significant artifacts and offers insights into the lives of the ancients.
  • Stroll Through the Ancient Agora: Located nearby, it was the heart of ancient Athens, offering a glimpse into the civic life of the past.


FAQs About Acropolis

When is the best time to visit Acropolis?

The best time to visit the Acropolis is during spring (April to June) or autumn (September to October) when the weather is more agreeable and the crowds are smaller.

What is Acropolis best known for?

The Acropolis is best known for its ancient buildings of great architectural and historic significance, the most famous being the Parthenon.

The best tours in Acropolis are:

Guided walking tours that offer detailed historical insights into the Parthenon, the Erechtheion, and other significant structures.

What are the best day trips and excursions from Acropolis?

Popular day trips include visits to Delphi, the Ancient Corinth, and the Temple of Poseidon at Sounion.

What are the best tours to do in Acropolis with kids?

Family-friendly tours often include interactive guides and activities designed to engage young explorers, making the ancient history come alive for them.

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