Some 2,400 years old, the Acropolis is the largest temple ever completed in Greece. Itâs a popular attraction for visitors to Athens; make sure you visit early in the morning to bypass the long lines.
Amazing historical site! We were a full day your seeing both the Acropolis and the Temple of Poseidon. If I did another full day tour, I would certainly book again with the ship just for the sake of timing.
Our tour included a bus tour of the city's major sights, a trip to the Acropolis, and 3 hours on our own which we used to have a great lunch and visit the Acropolis museum. Our tour guide was very good, with great pictures and interesting stories and very good English. The acropolis is breathtaking, but it rained that morning and the marble at the top was very slick.
Acropolis was great to have done however local directions and information not very good or helpful. Locals not as friendly as elsewhere. I'm glad to have had the opportunity to visit Athens however I didn't expect that the city appeared to be in need of care. To get really anything out of Athens the time in port needs to be extended.
Not for anyone with walking difficulty, but an amazing tour! We did Delphi one day and the Acropolis, the Acropolis Museum, the Parthenon and a city tour that included the Olympic Stadium and temple of Zeus. Don't miss the Museum and be sure to go there before going up to the Parthenon.
The tour guide was excellent , the driver a magician , traffic as always was a nightmare. So glad we took a tour, fab. meal at Dionysis at foot of Acropolis. We had plenty of free time to shop and take pics. wished we had stopped to see Guards @ Capitol but just drove past. All in all Excellent tour
The Acropolis was incredible. A good guide was money well spent and got us past the line. Public bus service (X80) available from right outside the port was a cheap, 30 minute bus ride into the downtown. The plaka was full of food and shopping and we enjoyed it. Two days in Athens was not necessary.
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