We will tour the city of Athens and visit the famous Parthenon and the museum. Our afternoon will be free in preparation for the performance in the evening
Athens, the capital of Greece, is one of the oldest cities in the world spanning a history of 3,400 years. Home of the great minds, philosophers and teachers of ancient times such as Plato, Socrates and Aristotle, Athens is the birthplace of democracy and the cradle of Western Civilization.
A bus tour will guide us through the highlights of Athens; House of Parliament, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Presidential Palace, Panathenaic Stadium, Temple of Olympian Zeus, Hadrian’s Arch, to lead us to the world-renowned Acropolis. The architectural wonders of the Golden Age of Pericles include the Propylaia, the Parthenon and the Erechtheion. The New Acropolis museum houses all the findings of the Acropolis and surrounding areas.
Areopagus or Mars Hill is the site where trials were heard before the Council of Elders and where St Paul delivered his speech to the Athenians. The ancient Agora, a place where Athenians gathered not only for commercial purposes but also for political and religious ones.