OTTOMAN HERITAGE OF ATHENS TOUR

from €35/person
2 1/2 Hours English On request With and without hammam option

Travel back in the Ottoman times!

For centuries, Athens was part of the Ottoman Empire. Although this period is long gone,  Ottoman  heritage is still visible. Join us in this amazing walking tour and travel back in the time of Emperors, Sultans, harems and bazaars, discover hidden treasures in some of the most crowded districts and revive the mixed lifestyle and culture during this less known but equally important period of history. At the end of the tour join a traditional hammam experience (optional), where you will discover an oasis of serenity and tranquility where your inner energy and your outer glow will regenerate.

Historic Landmarks

Explore some of the most important parts of the city and witness how things have evolved through the centuries.

Professional Guide

Your guide will explain all the historical events that Athens faced through the Ottoman period and the lifestyle of that era.

Small size group

Small size group gives you a unique personal experience and allows you to blend in with the local culture.

Easy Access

The meeting point is at one of the most central place in Athens easily accessible with metro and public transportation.

Trip Itinerary

Explore old Athens in an alternative way, hear unknown stories about some of the most famous landmarks in town which are not even known by locals!

Meeting Point
We meet at the slopes of the Acropolis and we start our tour by discussing how things changed in Athens and especially in the Acropolis area from the ancient times, what happened during the Ottoman period and things evolved in our modern era
An island at the heart of Athens
We will explore this beautiful neighborhhod of Athens, share some interesting stories and we will pass by an old Ottoman house transformed into the first University of Athens
Old Athens at its best
We will stroll almost every street of Plaka discovering the last remaining Ottoman houses with amazing stories behind, hammams, Byzantine churches and more
The Bazzars area
At an area that is now full of archaeological sites and monuments, centuries ago it was the heartbeat of Athens! We will make alive that hidden era, see mosques and what left from the Athens Muslim school and discuss how three religions coexist!
The sweetest hour
At another beautiful district that once it was the most dangerous place in Athens we will enjoy our traditional eastern inspired desert!
  • Licensed tour guide
  • Small groups (up to 8 persons)
  • Traditional Hammam experience (Kese Hammam) (for the “with hammam” version)
  • Aromatic tea and Oriental delight (at the Hammam) (for the “with hammam” version)
  • Traditional coffee and desert (for the “without hammam” version)
  • Pick up – drop off
  • Private expenses
  • Upgrade to another hammam package (for the with hammam version)
  • Gratuities (optional)

The meeting point is outside Acropolis metro station. Details on how to reach it will be sent after booking.

Contact us for prices and availabily

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