Ancient Agora of Athens and Temple of Hephaestus skip-the-line tickets
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Ancient Agora of Athens and Temple of Hephaestus skip-the-line tickets

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Do this because
  • Explore the temple and admire relics of the ancient city's marketplace
  • Visit the place where prominent Greek philosophers exchanged thoughts and ideas
  • See the Temple of Hephaistos, the Altar of The Twelve Gods, the Apollo Patroos and the Church of the Holy Apostles
What to expect

Experience the Temple of Hephaistos and the Church of the Holy Apostles among the most notable parts of the ancient Agora. The Temple of Hephaistos is the world’s best-preserved ancient Greek Doric temple in the world while St. Paul, one of Jesus’s twelve apostles, used to visit and preach in the Church of The Holy Apostles.

The Agora in Athens was one of the most important sites for ancient Greek society. It was the center of political, social, religious and commercial activities. The site is located at the foot of the Acropolis. In Greek, the word “agora” means “a gathering place” or “market place”. As the name says, it had actually been for centuries a place where merchants and sellers sold goods to those who gathered in this place. Here, people would also exchange news, gossips, discuss the latest political matters and even criticize the government. This was also the place where prominent Greek philosophers such as Socrates, Aristotle and Plato shared thoughts and ideas.

The area of the ancient Agora includes some of the most important monuments of Athens such as the Temple of Hephaistos, the Altar of The Twelve Gods, the Apollon Patroos, the Church of the Holy Apostles and the Roman Agora.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • What's included
    • Skip-the-line entrance ticket to the Ancient Agora
    • Skip-the-line entrance ticket to the Temple of Hephaestus
    What's not included
    • Pick up and drop-off service
    • Guided tour
    Reduced price
    • Children (0-5 age): free of charge
    • Youths (6-24 age): free for European citizens. Half of the adult price for non-European youth citizens during summer season (April – October), while during winter season the price corresponds for them to the adult price
    Where

    Adrianou 24, Athens 105 55, Greece

    Meeting point:

    Ancient Agora of Athens

    What to remember
    • Children depending on their nationality deserve free or reduced entrance tickets. In both cases they must go to the ticket booth on site to receive their reduced/free ticket. Please note that for free/reduced tickets, passport or ID is required. Children from all nationalities (0-5) are free of charge. Youths (6-24): free for European citizens. Half of the adult price for non-European youths citizens during summer season (April – October), while during winter season the price corresponds for them to the adult price
    • Opening hours of the archaeological site: 1st April to 31 August: 8am - 8pm. 1st to 15th September: 8am - 7.30pm. 16th to 30th September: 8am - 7pm. 1st to 15th October: 8am - 6.30pm. 16th to 31st October: 8am - 6pm. 1st November to 31st March: 8.30am - 5pm
    • E-tickets will be sent to your e-mail address 24 hours prior to travel date. In case you encounter issues, please contact the partner using their contacts you will find on the voucher you are going to receive after booking
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    When
    • Please check the calendar for updated availabilities and start times
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    Provider
    Key Tours Greece
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

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