Athens – Corinth, Full Day Tour

 

Athens Taxi Tour starts this full day tour following St. Paul’s foot steps in Athens, Corinth and Kechreai.

Visit all the most important sights of Athens, Acropolis, Parthenon, Mars hill, Temple of Zeus, Hadrian’s Arch, the Stadium, Plaka, the Ancient Roman Agora, The Ancient Greek Agora, Parliament House, Corinth Canal, Ancient Corinth, Kechreai.

Enjoy this Athens Taxi Tour, combining all of the city’s principal modern and classical sights.

We first drive on to the port of Faliron were St. Paul came from Thessaloniki to visit Athens. We than drive on to visit the Acropolis the most important sight visiting Mars Hill, were Paul preached the Athenians the first time, also the Propylaea the Temple of Athena Nike, the Parthenon, the Erechtheion with its Porch of Maidens (Kariatides).

After the Acropolis we visit the Temple of Zeus, Hadrian’s Arch, on to the Panathinean Stadium, the ex Royal Palace, the Plaka, and also visit the Ancient Agora were St. Paul was preaching and meeting all the important people of Athens.
Short stop at the Parliament House (Tomb of the unknown Soldier) and than we drive on to Corinth.

Our first stop would be the Canal (shot visit). The famous Canal merges the prefectures of Attica and Corinthia, as well as the Peloponnese Peninsula with Central Greece, connecting the Aegean with the Ionian Sea.
It is 78 meters high and 25 meters wide and cuts through the Isthmus of Corinth. Our tour continues and shortly we will reach the ancient city of Corinth (visit) where St. Paul lived and preached for 18 months. Back in the ancient times Corinth was amongst the wealthiest cities. The ruins of this once splendid city lie high up on a hill above the modern town, overlooking both the Corinth and the Saronicos Gulfs. In fact, ancient Corinth owed it’s wealth and it’s power to advantageous position being between two harbors, (Lechaion in the Corinthian Gulf and Kechreae on the Saronic Gulf ).

The principal sights include the Temple Apollo (6th C.B.C) , The fountain of Pirene, the Market place, Theater the Odeum. Also we will also visit Isthmus at the site of the ancient port of Kechreai where St. Paul disembarked to Ephesus.

Back in Athens late in the afternoon.

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