Explore the fascinate history of how Christianity was born in Athens and enjoy a personal guide trip with your own certified licensed guide. This half day Christian tour is specifically designed for those who are interested in combining the highlights of Athens and Christian points of interest.
The half day private Christian tour begins with a visit to Acropolis hill. Stroll around the ancient citadel while your professional expert tour guide relates to you the fascinating history of such monuments as the Temple of Athena Nike, the Theatre of Dionysus, the majestic Parthenon and the Mars Hill (Acts 17:22) where Apostle Paul preached the word of the Christian God to the Athenians.
After a short walk, passing by the picturesque Monastiraki area, you will visit the Ancient Agora. The Agora was the heart of Athens in ancient times and meeting point of St. Paul with the first followers of Christianity. Here is also located the Church of the Holy Apostles, a medieval orthodox church from the 10th century.
Our next stop will be the Panathinaiko Stadium (photo stop) where the first Olympic Games took place in 1896. Proceed, passing by Zappeion and Temple of Olympian Zeus. You will then drive past the Athens Trilogy which includes the University of Athens, the Academy of Athens, and the National Library. Continue passing by National Garden, Hadrian’s Arc, St. Paul’s Church, Parliament, Tomb of the Unknown soldier, Schliemann’s House (Numismatic Museum), Catholic Cathedral, Old Parliament, Constitution Square and Russian Orthodox Church.
- Visit the Ancient Agora were St. Paul preached
- Explore Athens at your own pace
- Admire the Acropolis hill
- Pass by the colorful Evzone Guards outside the Presidential Palace
- First modern Olympic Stadium
- Enjoy the services of a private expert guide