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Tours from Home: Acropolis of Athens, the Mythological City

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1 hour

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Why take this online tour?

The ancient people of Athens defined Western culture in a way no one could, or can, escape. The actions taken by these tenacious individuals in the centuries BC define the process in which we now live. On this live online tour, join an expert local Athenian and archeologist guide from their home to yours - from the foundation of the city through to the present-day site at the Acropolis. This online tour grants a further insight into the lives and decisions of a society of people who founded a nation, molded the future, and facilitated a global culture of art, intellectualism, architecture, literature, and of course, philosophy.

Highlights

  • Created with Sketch.Engage with an expert local guide in Athens who will share the history, art, and perseverance of the ancient Athenians.
  • Created with Sketch.Learn the secrets to some of the Acropolis’ structures and how they have survived over the centuries.
  • Created with Sketch.Join in conversation with others from around the world and ask our expert questions.
  • Created with Sketch.Connect to this live online experience from the comfort of your own home.

Travel back in time to the beginning of western culture

Perched atop a hill of limestone, an ancient she-warrior, an all-knowing seer, and staunch revelator watches over her realm. A physical statement of mythological beginnings and intellectual prowess. If you have ever visited modern-day Athens, at any time, from almost anywhere in the city, you can look up and view the ancient site of the Acropolis with its beauty of the past, the Parthenon, a focal feature in this celebrated Greek city.

On this live online tour from home, join a local Athenian guide as they take you from their home to yours and into the centuries where a small village in Greece became the seat of western culture. Through mythological tales of Gods, and more importantly for...

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Perched atop a hill of limestone, an ancient she-warrior, an all-knowing seer, and staunch revelator watches over her realm. A physical statement of mythological beginnings and intellectual prowess. If you have ever visited modern-day Athens, at any time, from almost anywhere in the city, you can look up and view the ancient site of the Acropolis with its beauty of the past, the Parthenon, a focal feature in this celebrated Greek city.

On this live online tour from home, join a local Athenian guide as they take you from their home to yours and into the centuries where a small village in Greece became the seat of western culture. Through mythological tales of Gods, and more importantly for this subject, Goddesses, come to learn of our ancient past and present purpose. Your guide, who has a storied background in archeology, will share with you the most important aspects of Athens through the use of visuals, video, and expert storytelling.

Dive into the lesser-known stories of well-known features, hear the challenges faced in modern times - a missing woman, invading Persians, unbridaled propaganda, and the overall struggle of “order of chaos” on this expertly crafted storytelling adventure.

This tour is an excellent opportunity to be inspired for a future trip, relive the memory of a former, or for anyone with a passion for travel and culture.

Expressing gratitude to your guide through gratuities has never been easier - now featuring an online tipping portal!

All times specified are in Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)

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One of the ancient theaters on the Acropolis
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