Greek Mythology in Athens: The Minotaur and The Maiden

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Play a mythological city game full of adventure and mystery. On this tour, you will take the role of a demigod warrior who must save the daughter of a wealthy Athenian. On the way, you will visit some of the city’s famous attractions, such as Acropolis, Pnyx, and more. 

Are you ready to make history?


  • Can be played on
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

  • During these hours
    Whole day

  • Languages
    English, German, French

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  • Discover stories about Greek mythology

  • Wonder on Pnyx hill, where democracy was born

  • Uncover secret tales about Athens and the gods


It is the law: every year, seven Athenian youths and seven maidens are sent to Crete to be devoured by the Minotaur. The sacrifices for this year have already been selected. Demokritos’ daughter is one of them. 

You receive a message from Demokritos, the famous Athenian merchant. “The location of her confinement is a complete secret. Will you save my daughter?"

Can you follow the clues the gods left you to discover the hidden prison? Time is short.

Experience's route

Starting point The Discus Thrower
Irodou Attikou 27, Athina 105 57, Greece
Finish point Academy of Athens
Omonoia 28, Athina 106 79, Greece

Places you will visit


It will take you

75-105 mins

You will walk

6830 steps

Total distance

5.2 km

  • Best during the day
  • Best for couples
  • Recommended activity for families
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Manideep Mamindlapally

12 Jul 2024


11 May 2024


23 Apr 2024
Great way to discover many key sites of Athens. The kids (9, 11 and 14) enjoyed the riddles.

Veronika Gaspierikova

12 Apr 2024

זיוה רגב

26 Dec 2023

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