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Jewish Sightseeing in Athens

Your private tour will start from Athens or the Piraeus port and the driver will take you firstly to the most religious place in Athens of the Jewish community, which are the Old (1904 )and the New (1935) Synagogue. You can also visit the memorial of the Holocaust behind the Synagogues as well as the Ancient cemetery of Keramikos (8th century BC).

Then we will drive through Thesio and Plaka (the oldest neighborhood in Athens) to reach the Jewih museum, which is a clear proof of the Jewish culture in Greece It's one of the most important Jewish museums in Europe, with items from the Holocaust, and collections of Hebrew books and artifacts . It was established by Nickolas Stavroulakis in 1977 to preserve the material culture of Jews.

Now it's time to drive to the Acropolis site, one of the most important religious places in Greece.

The Acropolis site is a complex of buildings that includes the Parthenon (main temple), Erectheion (the temple with the 6 female figurers, Karyatides), Temple of Athena Nike (Wingless Godess), Propylaia (the monumental Gate), Odeon of Herodus Atticus, Dionysus theater and finally the Mars Hill or Areios Pagos (the first ancient court and the place that St. Paul preached the Christianity for the fist time in Athens).

At the end of your private tour, you will see the Syntagma square and the Greek Parliament (ex Royal Palace). Here you can watch the changing of the Guards, Euzones (the well armored soldiers).

The tour will end by returning to our start point.
  • Athens
  • Old Synagogue
  • New Synagogue
  • Holocaust memorial
  • Plaka
  • Jewish museum
  • Acropolis site
  • Syntagma
  • Greek Parliament
  • Changing of the Guards
Duration: 6h


The Old Synagogue is closed on Saturdays and Sundays.
The New Synagogue is closed on Saturdays.
The Jewish museum is closed on Saturdays.


Included:
Car expenses
Driver expenses
Tolls and fees

Excluded:
Tickets for sightseeing

Optional:
Lunch/Dinner
Licensed English tour guide