Rick Steves Athens Audio Tours show

Rick Steves Athens Audio Tours

Summary: Rick Steves Athens Audio Tours provide humorous and insightful commentary on the art and history of many of Athen's most notable museums and historic sites. Each tour includes a PDF companion map, downloadable at http://www.ricksteves.com/audiotours. Subscribe to get them all! Excerpted from the Rick Steves Greece guidebook. All rights reserved. You'll find related travel information for these destinations at http://www.ricksteves.com.

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 Athens City Walk | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 1:10:52

Get oriented to the sprawling city by walking from Syntagma Square through the pedestrian-friendly Plaka. See candelit churches, ancient ruins, and Acropolis views, while hobnobbing with Athenians today. Allow at least two hours for this walk. Don't forget to download the PDF companion map at http://www.ricksteves.com/audiotours.

 The Acropolis | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 54:49

Athens' show-stopper is this dramatic hill topped with the ancient world's greatest temple, the Parthenon. Stroll among ruins and statues, enjoy expansive views, and appreciate those Golden Age people who started Western Civilization. Allow at least two hours for this walk. Don't forget to download the PDF companion map at http://www.ricksteves.com/audiotours.

 Ancient Agora | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 47:22

The heart of ancient Athens still has remnants of former shopping malls, theaters, bars, and government buildings. Discover the fascinating people who once worked, shopped, and played here. Allow an hour for this walk. Don't forget to download the PDF companion map at http://www.ricksteves.com/audiotours.

 National Archaeological Museum | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 1:02:27

Trace the evolution of Greek statues, vases and paintings, from their roots to the flowering of the Golden Age and beyond. Starring: Prehistoric Barbie dolls, the golden Mask of Agamemnon, and the perfectly posed Artemision Bronze. Allow two hours for this walk. Don't forget to download the PDF companion map at http://www.ricksteves.com/audiotours.

 Map: Athens City Walk | File Type: application/pdf | Duration: Unknown

Print out this handy companion map and bring it along as you follow the tour. Each stop along the tour is marked on the map. To view and print this PDF map, you'll need Acrobat Reader.

 Map: The Acropolis | File Type: application/pdf | Duration: Unknown

Print out this handy companion map and bring it along as you follow the tour. Each stop along the tour is marked on the map. To view and print this PDF map, you'll need Acrobat Reader.

 Map: Ancient Agora | File Type: application/pdf | Duration: Unknown

Print out this handy companion map and bring it along as you follow the tour. Each stop along the tour is marked on the map. To view and print this PDF map, you'll need Acrobat Reader.

 Map: Nat'l Archaeological Museum | File Type: application/pdf | Duration: Unknown

Print out this handy companion map and bring it along as you follow the tour. Each stop along the tour is marked on the map. To view and print this PDF map, you'll need Acrobat Reader.

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