Temple of Poseidon tour

On Cape Sounio is located the ancient Temple of Posidon. It dates back from the 5th century B.C . Some findings of the temple are in the National Archaeological Museum of Athens.

The mythology says that Aegeus, king of Athens, died felling of the cliff in Sounio and that’s how he gave the name to Aegean sea. In the Greek antiquity in the area they were celebrating a festival every 5 years. The place was a strong fortress. Some parts of the walls are standing until today.

Duration: 5 hours


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The following are included in any tour:

  • English speaking driver
  • Pickup services
  • Fuel & tolls
  • Bottled natural water
  • All taxes & fees

The following are not included in tours :

  • Entrance fees to archaeological & museums
  • Professional (licensed) guide (you may ask one at the booking procedure)
  • Meals (lunch or dinner)
  • Tips and gratuities (optional)

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