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The Acropolis has so many amazing buildings to see but this has got to be one of the best. It was taken offsite in 2003 and completely restored so is in far better condition than many of the buildings.
It is made of the local...More
My wife, son, daughter and I visited the Acropolis and the Temple of Athena Nike in August 2019. We were in a guided tour group and got an early start at 8:30 am. The climb up to the top of the Acropolis took us about...More
This is a gorgeous landmark but if you're expecting few people, you're mistaken. There were so many people sitting on the stairs around the temple that it was hard to walk... even early in the morning!
The temple is located on the right when you reach the top of the Acropolis. It is not possible to enter. Nike means victorious in Greek and the Temple of Athena the Glorious was built in honour to Athena, the goddess of Athens. It was...More
The Temple of Athena Nike is the first iconic building on the Acropolis. It is a small temple of goddess of victory locating on the right hand side of Propylaia. Nonetheless there are scaffoldings below affecting the overall outlook. You are not allowed to get...More
So this is part of the Acropolis complex. It is a small building but has a great view of city behind it if you get the right angle. If you visit the Acropolis, you won’t miss this as it’s along the main path but a...More
This temple is just a small shrine on the right side of Propylaia when you enter the Acropolis. You cannot get too close, but there is something captivating in the small building seen with a distant hill as background. Artwork of the temple is at...More
Plenty of history with this temple which is on the way up to the top of the acropolis.
What marvels the ancient Greeks were. This one has been completely rebuilt to showcase the ancient Greeks construction abilities.
Another temple on the acropolis worth spending a...More
A beautiful little temple located just outside the entrance "Propylaea", past the Odeon of Herodes Atticus. It was built to honor the "victorious Athena", after the Persians had demolished the original one, and they consequently were beaten in Plataea.
What we see here is not...More