Philosophy and Literature Tour of Athens

  • 1/2 day
  • Athens
A comprehensive experience offering insights into the development of philosophy which set the foundations of modern scientific method, political science, arts, and culture
  • Archeology
It is common ground that when one seeks to pinpoint the origins of Western Civilization, Ancient Greece will come up as the starting point, especially due to the bequests in the fundamental elements of contemporary Western society.

Highlights

-Learn about the ancient Greek philosophers
-Discuss the various philosophical theories
-Visit the ancient Agora of Athens
-Visit the Hill of Pnyx
Inclusions
A 4-hour private walk including:
  • Hotel pick-up (for hotels within walking distance from the tour’s location)
  • Coffee or refreshment
  • Private services of a state-licensed guide
  • All taxes

Exclusions
  • Entrance fees to any archaeological site(s), and Museums
  • Hotel drop-off
  • Personal expenses
In the company of your knowledgeable state-licensed “Insider” guide, your tour will start with a guided tour of the ancient Agora of Athens, where the social interactions between the locals gave birth to the various philosophical schools. Stoicism, Cynicism, and Epicureanism were all born here, the very location 
frequented by the likes of Plato, Aristotle and Socrates, as well as many other intellectual giants.

After you have visited the ancient center of philosophical thought, familiarizing yourselves with the teachings and concepts that still govern our lives, morals, and way of thinking, you will move on to visit the Hill of Pnyx. Here you will have the opportunity to delve deeper into the origins of political philosophy, as expressed through the fermentations which gave rise to concepts such as Democracy and freedom of speech.
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