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Experiential Activity - Plato's Cave

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Walk with us through the picturesque alley’s of Thissio and get ready for the myth of Theogony to be replayed before your eyes.


Duration: 30 minutes

Location: Ancient Agora of Athens, Adrianou 24, Athens 105 55 Greece

Our stroll will lead to the museum Herakleidon. There, you will be treated with “nectar” (cold herbal tea), before the main act - “The allegory of Plato’s Cave” - unfolds. Through this experience you will gain a deeper understanding of the allegory. We will help you see beyond the shadows, towards the true essence of being. Such an apocalypse calls for an ancient greek dance! Let’s celebrate life... in a dancing circle! Sit back, reflect and discuss, with ancient Greek sweets (ancient recipes: of course ;-)). Now let’s leave the magnificent pebbled courtyard of the museum and see what the first floor has to offer us…”EUREKA”. This exhibition “Automata” presents reproductions of famous automated ancient machines, which were used to predict physical phenomena or just to impress others. Our actors will showcase the use of the most known specimens, such us the walking robot of Hero and Philo, and the Antikythera Mechanism. Let us show you how diachronic the ancient wisdom is and how you can savour the best of it.

Duration: 2 hours

Location: Museum Herakleidon, 16, Herakleidon str., Thisseio, Athens 118 51 Greece
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Reviewed 9 July 2019

The experience was personal, fun, and educating! The performers were excellent and the involvement of the guests was very fun. It was great to be served refreshments afterward and to get to know the performers and even to become friends with them! And the museum...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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The_Greek_Story, Guest Relations Manager at The Greek Story, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review!!! So glad you had a good time!!!

Reviewed 7 July 2019

"Plato's Cave" is actually much more than it first may seem. Starting from the roots of ancient Greek mythology while walking outdoors, the theatrical narration combines story & science, art + philosophy, playfulness and drama, leading you inside...the Cave. From there, your senses become the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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The_Greek_Story, Guest Relations Manager at The Greek Story, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much! It was amazing having you!!!

Reviewed 22 June 2019 via mobile

An amazing interactive experience. I actually felt part of the performance and travelled through history to the incredible philosophy of Plato.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank ΚΑΡΔΑΤΟΣ Γ
The_Greek_Story, Guest Relations Manager at The Greek Story, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2019

Thank you so much for being part of the story!!! So glad you had a good time.

Reviewed 20 June 2019

My trip to Plato’s Cave was one of my very favorite adventures during my three weeks in Athens. The performers are incredibly talented, and they are some of the nicest, most beautiful souls I have ever met. I recommend Plato’s Cave to anyone looking for...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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The_Greek_Story, Guest Relations Manager at The Greek Story, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2019

You all made this experience unique to us! Thank you for joining us!

Reviewed 20 June 2019

This interactive mythological journey with references to Plato's theory of the true nature of a philosopher combines entertainment and education in a way I had never experienced before! Excellent performance by the artists and very well prepared content. I particularly lived the spontaneous discussion! Highly...More

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Date of experience: June 2019
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The_Greek_Story, Guest Relations Manager at The Greek Story, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2019

Thank you Eva! So glad you enjoyed it. We appreciate your review.

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