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Address: 24 Adrianou St. | Ancient Agora of Athens, Athens 105 55, Greece
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This ancient Greek temple, located on the Acropolis and dedicated to...

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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The Ancient Agora gives you an amazing sense of what life in Ancient Athens was like and how advanced it was. Walk around the digs and let your imagination loose.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 January 2017
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

The Ancient Agora gives you an amazing sense of what life in Ancient Athens was like and how advanced it was. Walk around the digs and let your imagination loose.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

I found my self walking round and round and round. You get great views of the building as you make your way up through the Agora. Then a fantastic view back accross the Agora from the temple.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

An amazing historical building, called also ''Thisseion'', perfectly preserved, inside the Ancient Agora(Forum).The ticket for the Ancient Agora is low at 4 euro or you can get the 30 euro combined Acropolis ticket including entrance to 7 historical sites, valid for some days.In winter it closes at 15.00 p.m., so be there much earlier. You can easily reach the site... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

When in Athens this is a place you don't want to miss. The wow factor is there, you have to see it up close as pictures don't have the same effect.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

This site is quite large and there is a lot to see. Unfortunately the museum was not open when we visited but the ruins are interesting.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Crazy timings...closes at 3pm and the attendants have this whistle that they blow to get you out of the premises...try and make it there at closing time...quite funny. The Temple itself is visible from far away...we could see it from our Hotel roof bar ... stunning, simply stunning.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

The temple is in much better shape than the Parthenon. We paid 4 euros to see the temple, walk around the Agora and also visit a small museum. Worth it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

The Temple of Hephaestus is beautifully preserved and is a must see since it's part of Ancient Agora- the most fantastic ruins in Athens with such a rich history. This is where democracy all began!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Loved this temple! It was definitely the highlight of the Ancient Agora. It has stayed in amazing condition compared to the rest of the Agora and sits on a wonderful hill that provides scenic views. It requires ascending a fairly short set of stairs, but is definitely worth it!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

This is the best well mantained Temple in Greece! The second is Epicurios Apollon at Vasses near Sklirou Village. It is near Monastiraki Metro Station, from where you can walk, in a short distance. It is under Acropolis, near toy Ancient Agora. Choose a sunny day to wander round and enjoy all the ancient ruins. You will feel like Old... More 

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