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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.
24 Adrianou St. | Ancient Agora of Athens, Athens 105 55, Greece
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 4 January 2014

First, Tripadvisor is wrong about this at the time of writing this review. It has two listings - one as Hephaistion and other as Temple of Hephaestus. They are one and the same. Second, this is located at the Ancient Agora (also called the Greek...More

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Reviewed 8 June 2012

Even though the condition is excellent if seen after the Parthenon it does not have the same wow factor. After seeing the Parthenon for the first time after climbing up the hill, it has that wow factor, that wonder and awe even though it's condition...More

3  Thank Robert M
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the city if full of ruins and this is one of the amazing ones. Every street has some remarkable sights from the old.

Thank jynx s
Reviewed 2 days ago

The best structure in the Agora. Has kept its original shape. Very photogenic spot. Cheap entry into the Agora.

Thank markboyd60
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Inside the ancient agora of Athens, at the top of the hill, very well preserved, belongs to the 5th century b.c. The view to the rest of the agora, plus most of the historical center, including the Acropolis, is amazing!!! Well worth a visit!!!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A nice place to visit and see temple well conserved. Less people in that place and a lot of different ruins to see

Thank treboux_8
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The one temple that still stands Nice view Nice gardens around About an hour walk I recommend this as part of the tour to the acropolis

Thank moranc28
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very beautiful and impressive. its worth a visit. the architecture is unbelievable. you can buy a combi ticket with acropolis

Thank mrl325
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this temple is in the midst of the ancient market. It is otherwise called thission as it depicts thisseus feats in its upper decoration. View is also fantastic. An very close to traditional area for food and wine.

Thank Nausimedon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This temple is better preserved than the Parthenon. It was dedicated to Hephaestus, god of the forge. It has 34 columns and a frieze on the eastern side.

Thank NoeB1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When visiting Athens, this is the one you should definitely visit. It’s in one big garden, the entrance is from Adrianou St.

Thank PeterM10829
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was interesting to see because it is so well preserved. Could get a good up close look at what the structure actually is. Worth a visit to the Ancient Agora just for this.

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Monastiraki is a souvenir-hunting enclave with a
difference. Apart from the dramatic backdrop of the
Acropolis, its network of alleys and pedestrianized
streets surround the remains of both the Greek and
Roman agoras, adding the quaint concept that this is
where the ancients also came to shop. Named after the
tiny monastery church at its center, Monastiraki
Square is a lively spot by day or night, with street
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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