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Pericles Golden Age Tour

Description

The so-called golden age of Athenian culture flourished under the leadership of Pericles (495-429 B.C.), a brilliant general, orator, patron of the arts and politician—”the first citizen” of democratic Athens, according to the historian Thucydides. Pericles transformed his city’s alliances into an empire and graced its Acropolis with the famous Parthenon. His policies and strategies also set the stage for the devastating Peloponnesian War, which would embroil all Greece in the decades following his death.

Itinerary

The tour is starting at your hotel at 09:30 and continue heading to the ancient agora of Athens by the "Stoa of Attalos'' and Temple of Hephaestus. You will guiding into the center of political and public life in Athens at Fifth Century, the Century of the golden age of  Pericles. Listen the story of the great speaker politician Pericles the political organization, the Assembly of the People, the Council of Boule  and the economic treasures of the Delian League. The great sculptors which created the Parthenon, the story of the great playwrights Aeschylus Sophocles and Euripides all lived in 5th century, as did the historians Thucydides, Herodotus  and the great philosopher Socrates. Ancient agora located at the northwest of the Acropolis and you can have an extensive view of the hill and the Parthenon. You will also visit the ''Agoraios Kolonos'' the market hill, the excavations which continue until today, buildings and structures of the classical Athens Ages.

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Pickup

- Pick up point is at the exit of "Monastiraki" metro station

*Your guide will wait at the exit of the metro with the sign board and your name on it 

Dropoff

-The tour will finish at the hill ''Agoraios Kolonos'' 

Things to bring

-Printed voucher 

-Photo / video camera 

-Comfortable cloths / shows because of terain and paths for a walking 

Inclusions

-English speaking local professional guide for 2 hours 

-Map of Athens 

Exclusions

- Entrance fees (see additional info) 
- Food and beverages
- Hotel pick up and drop off
- Gratuities

Cancellation

Cancellations more then a week in advance only administration costs of 15%
Cancellation between a week and 48 hours prior to departure date: 50% of the total amount
Cancellation less than 48 hours prior to departure date : 100% of the total amount
No show: no restitution

Additional Info

Please, kindly notice that we required minimum 1 person and maximum 20 persons for a walking tours

PRICE PER PERSON : 19 EUR ( FROM 2 TO 20 PERSONS) 

PRICE PER PERSON : 29 EUR ( IF THERE IS ONLY 1 PERSON FOR A BOOKING ) 

 

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