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Athens Folklore Walking Tour & Museums

Description

Greek Folk Art museum at Hadjimihali Street into Plaka.  The Folk Art museum owns rich collections of objects representing all branches of folk art: embroidery weaving costumes, masquerades, shadow theater , silver and metal work, pottery and painting from the famous folk Greek painter Theophilos Hadjimihalis. The collection of the museum dates from 1650 until today.

Itinerary

The tour is starting at the metro station Acropolis and continue heading to the traditional settlement of Plaka with the pedestrian streets and the neo classical buildings. We will visit as first destination the  Greek Folk Art museum at Hadjimihali Street into Plaka.  The Folk Art museum owns rich collections of objects representing all branches of folk art: embroidery weaving costumes, masquerades, shadow theater , silver and metal work, pottery and painting from the famous folk Greek painter Theophilos Hadjimihalis. The collection of the museum dates from 1650 until today. After the sightseeing of the Folk Art Museum the tour continue heading Syntagma Square and the Stadiou Street. At Stadiou Street located the National Historical museum in the building of the Old Greek Parliament house. the collections of the  National Historical museum covers modern Greek History and folklore from the 15th century to the 20th century. The historical exhibits consists of collections of historical and folklore materials including weaponry,flags, works of art, memorabilia, medals, personal items of historical figures , furniture, folk costumes and every day life and folk items.

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Pickup

-Tour start from metro station Acropolis

*Your guide will wait for you at the exit of the metro station holding the sign board with your name on it 

Dropoff

- The tour will finish at Metro Station Acropolis

Things to bring

-Printed voucher 

-Photo / Video camera 

Inclusions

-Professional local English speaking guide for 2 hours 

-Athens map

Exclusions

- Entrance fees ( in case of visiting from inside) 
- Food and beverages
- Hotel pick up and drop off
- Gratuities

Cancellation

* Available daily upon the request 

Language: The tour is on English language ( other languages available upon the request - please send us an e-mail) 

* Duration of the tour is 4 hours 

Pick up time is at 09:00 am 

Booking : We accept the booking made at least 48 hours prior the tour 

* Minimum persons to book this tour is minimum 1 and maximum 20 

SPECIAL Price (if only  1 person) :  39 eur 

SPECIAL  Price(minimum 2 and maximum 20 persons) : 29 eur per person