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This ancient Greek temple, located on the Acropolis and dedicated to Hephaistos, god of the forge, is one of the few temples to be almost entirely preserved.
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24 Adrianou St. | Ancient Agora of Athens, Athens 105 55, Greece
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The temple is the Acient Agora site. It stands out as the large structure on the hill. It is an amazing example of Greek architecture. It is very interesting to see and imagine how thesewere constructed so long ago.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We purchased the multi-venue pass for 30 euros and thoroughly enjoyed wandering this site. to be honest we stumbled upon it as we headed elsewhere and spent a good hour — our photos are some of my favorite from the trip.

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

An amazing place to visit and feel its aura. Highly recommended. A beautiful stroll around the area for a quick bite after visiting is also definitely a must do! Have fun

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Despina A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I wife and I took a four day city break in Athens and this was definitely one of the highlights. It is one of the very few original temples that stands complete as it was built. We also found two wild tortoises bumbling about nearby!...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank MartinS805
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such an amazing place, loved our trip and visit to the Temple. This is a great Country to learn history. Beautiful building.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank josie c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful treat to see this temple. Worth the price of the agora ticket itself. A true classic. Enjoyed seeing this — very picturesque. Definitely not as crowded as the acropolis. You can even get pictures without any other people in them. Odd experience...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Acropolis is good, so is Temple of Poseiden at Sunion, but both are nothing but a few upright columns. This one is almost complete.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank vijaysaxena99
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Allow plenty of time to explore. The temple itself is impressive, and pretty intact. The whole site has great views of the Acropolis. There are lots of restaurants right outside the gate and in the couple blocks to Monastiraki.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Elizabeth T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I saw this from the Acropolis and couldn't wait to get over to see it. It's every bit as majestic and beautiful as the Parthenon, just on a smaller scale. It seemed much more intimate though, as you could get much closer go it. A...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Almost complete with lovely detailed ztone carved friezes above the inner columns. Unfortunately unable to enter only able to walk around the building. A nice quite area not many tourists.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Response from Cailey W | Reviewed this property |
Is your ticket the all-inclusive ticket? This ticket includes several local sites. If so, then yes it is, you can visit the Temple whilst at the Ancient Agora. However I believe this ticket costs 30 euros, not sure if this... More
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