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Urban Athens Collective

28 Karaiskaiki Georgiou | Athens, Athens 105 54, Greece
+30 695 190 7167
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Urban Athens is a collective consisting of people whose common characteristic is that they love their city and have deep knowledge of her. Their vision is to offer their knowledge to those who are really interested in discovering the unknown Athens. Following their steps, through the ancient roads, you will get to know the contemporary Athens. You will discover the, not so common, but of great historic importance ancient ruins, you will learn all the urban myths, you will visit secret caves and crypts, you will follow the paths of other religions, you will visit the open… museum of the streets, the young inhabitants neighborhoods, the smells, the tastes and the entertainment of a city that you are not afraid to get lost in its streets, a city that for thousand years integrates all the positive elements that people who inhabit her bring with them, no matter how they got here. Our vision is to give, both to the citizens and travelers, a different view of our city, by discovering the not so common, but of great historic importance ancient ruins, neighborhoods, buildings, caves and crypts, revealing urban myths and discovering unknown hidden paths, having fun while strolling around the city and at the same time gaining the knowledge needed to understand the modern lifestyle of the city. Urban Athens Collective is a NON Profit organization and is legally entitled to conduct workshops and seminars, organize congresses and events, provide cultural education and offer urban tours and excursions. Part of the revenue from the participation are used to support voluntary programs that give prominence to the cultural and architectural inheritance, voluntary groups that support vulnerable sets of the population and many others.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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28 Karaiskaiki Georgiou | Athens, Athens 105 54, Greece
Psirri / Gazi
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+30 695 190 7167
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Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Did the tour with Eleni. She was very informative and easy going. It was a pleasant 3hrs getting to know the different neighborhoods of Athens. I would highly recommend for anyone wanting to see the real Athens.

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Reviewed 25 March 2018

This tour is a great way to learn about Athens night culture, history, and drinks. Dionysis is accommodating and fun to hang out with. Talking history with him over drinks I've never tried, with live music I've never heard in places I'd never been was...More

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UACteam, The team of Urban Athens Collective at Urban Athens Collective, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

Thank you so much for your words! It was a great pleasure to have in our tours! We hope to see you again in Athens!

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Reviewed 28 October 2017

Had an awesome experience which definitely i would recoment it. Had an amazing time strolling throuth the secret germs of of Athens with Dionisis who is an exceptional friendly and streetwise guide. Felt so nice and comfortable and expereinced life like a local. Thanks for...More

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1  Thank Angela V
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UACteam, The team of Urban Athens Collective at Urban Athens Collective, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

Τhank you so much for your good words! We hope to see you again in Athens!

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Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

We have joined Urban Athens Collective's Mythological Tour as a group in a private tour. The guides were super and they provided a trove of informations.

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UACteam, The team of Urban Athens Collective at Urban Athens Collective, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

Thank you so much for joining us and for your good words! It was a great honor and pleasure for us!

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Reviewed 2 October 2017

The food tour with Sophia was one of the major higlights of our visit to Athens and I highly recommend this tour.

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Thank Fritz B
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UACteam, Urban Athens Collective Team at Urban Athens Collective, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Thank you so much for your good words! Our guide also had a great time with you and she is glad to meet you We hope to see you again in Athens!

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Reviewed 29 September 2017

Off the well trod tourist trail and into the heart of it. Loved this tour!! Elena was a great guide and the final stop at the taverna in Psiri was a highlight - unforgettable!

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Thank Ellen B
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UACteam, Urban Athens Collective Team at Urban Athens Collective, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time for reviewing us! We are glad that you enjoyed our alternative tour in Athens. We hope to see you again in one of our tours in Athens.

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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

We decided to book this tour last minute and we're so glad we did. Our guide Eleni, was lovely, relaxed and knew her stuff. We experienced Athens the way locals enjoy it. Less of the touristy must do's and more of the recent history, culture...More

Thank Liza V
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UACteam, Urban Athens Collective Team at Urban Athens Collective, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Thank you so much for joining us and for taking the time to leave a review. Eleni is so glad to meet you and guided you to her favorite places, that only locals know We hope to see you again in Athens.

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Reviewed 14 August 2017

We truly enjoyed walking in the centre of Athens with our guide. Without her we would certainly miss some beautiful corners of the Plaka quarter.

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Thank Cristina514
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UACteam, Urban Athens Collective at Urban Athens Collective, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review! We are glad that you liked our Athens high lights and Hidden Gems tour! We hope to see you again in Athens

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Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

We did the street food tour and learned about the Greek culture. Our guide was amazing, she has lived in Athens her whole life. We walk down streets that had spices, past a candle making shop, drank coffee from a place off the tourist path...More

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UACteam, Urban Athens Collective at Urban Athens Collective, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Thank you so much! Thank you for joining us and for your good words! We are glad that our Food tour met your expectations! We hope to see you again in Athens!

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Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Elena (or Elena sp?) is a super sweet tour guide who walks around the downtown area to hidden & off the beaten path venues. She offered much advice, history & ideas. Much thanks for the perfect first day in Greece.More

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UACteam, Urban Athens Coolective at Urban Athens Collective, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Thank you so much for your good words. We are glad that you had a great time with Elena! She is one of our best guides and loves to meet people showing them places that only locals know! She had also a great time with...More

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Jessica H
5 April 2017|
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Response from UACteam | Property representative |
Hello and thank you for contacting us. In our private Acropolis tour the snacks for the picnic are included in the price. Kindest Regards Dionysis K.
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John H
2 April 2017|
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Response from UACteam | Property representative |
Hi thank you for contacting us. You can book by date and then send us an email with your desired time departure, or fill in the special inquirements on Trip Advisor form. Kindest Regards Eleni
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