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Play and Learn in Ancient Agora For Kids | A Private Tour

    Introduce your little ones to the wonders of the ancient world with our ‘Play and Learn in the Ancient Agora’ tour. Blending the old and the new; history and fun, this activity is a perfect way to spend an afternoon in the city. Alongside a fully qualified, family friendly guide, you and yours will enjoy an unforgettable experience of ancient Athens.

    Taking place in and around the Agora, the tour is based on a mixture of role-playing and art. You’ll be invited to act out myths about the Greek gods, or use your creative skills to make a souvenir to take home. 

    For example, the tour may begin with a mythology-themed card game. This will then guide you to the Temple of Hephaestus, where you’ll pretend you are an architect exploring the ancient temples! Then, it’s a visit to Tholos, the ancient Parliament, where you’ll learn about democracy (and tyranny) in ancient Greece.

    The next stop is the Monument of the Eponymous Heroes, where you will learn everything about the daily life of Athenians. After, it’s time to go hunting for the Tritons and the Giants at the Odeon of Agrippa! The last stop will be a journey to the Stoa of Attalos, where you’ll learn about what toys were like in the ancient era.

    Creative, exciting and perfect for kids, our Play and Learn in the Ancient Agora tour is sure to be a highlight of your trip.

    Kids Love Greece also has many other tours available in Athens and throughout Greece. You can check here for a list of our Family Activities in Athens, and you might also be interested in this Family Day-Trip to Mycenae and Nafplio from Athens.

    Families should know

    • This tour is specially designed for kids, as young as 5 years old!
    • Wear a hat, sunblock, and take water
    • Fully licensed kid-friendly guide
    Address: Athens, Greece

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    Kids will love

    • This tour is specially designed for kids!
    • All the games and quizzes about the Greek Mytholology
    • Learning about the daily life of Ancient Athenians
    • The hands on activities including drawing and play dough

    Parents will love

    • A family tour with a difference in an ancient site
    • The way the kids will be engaged and enthusiastic
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    • We had a fabulous 2 hour “Ancient Agora – play and learn” tour led by the wonderful Evita! Such an interesting tour with great little activities for the children – they learnt how to write their names in Greek, solve a moral dilemma, how the democratic system worked and lots more. As well as visiting this beautiful site we also went inside the museum which has amazing artifacts and Evita pointed out really interesting things for us. Evita was delightful! We learnt so much about the history of the Agora and all of us really enjoyed it. Thank you.

      • Dear Lorraine, we cannot thank you enough for your nice words. It is really important to see families learn through play(!) during our tours. We are constantly adding new activities all of whom are centered around "having fun while being educated. Greece is the perfect combination for that. We really do hope we see you coming back in the near future! There is so much more to do!All the best.

    • We had a great tour of the Agora with Marialena. She did an amazing job bringing Greek civilisation to life for our 3 children (11,9,7) with different games stories and the re-enactment of democratic forums. Thanks so much we all learnt a lot and had a blast!

    • I would like more detail about this tour and what the cost is for either a family or four or maybe three families together?

      • Dear Rocio,
        Thank you for your interest in our Ancient Agora in Athens. We can certainly arrange the activity for 3 families… it will be a blast! Maria Giannouli has already sent you information in your email. Please check your junk folder/ spam if you cannot find the email.
        Thank you,
        Maria Tsigoni

     
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