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The second largest temple on the Acropolis has a complex and unique structure, including its famous Porch of the Caraytis with statues of six graceful maidens on the south side and a four-pillared porch with six Ionic columns on the north side.
My wife, son, daughter and I visited the Acropolis in August 2019. We saw the Erechtheion which is one of the impressive structures on the Acropolis in addition to the Parthenon and the Temple of Athena. It was amazing to look at it and take...More
This is one of the best structures of the Acropolis. Truly beautiful, with incredible detail.
In the early 1800s a Scottish Lord decided he wanted the karyatids to decorate his mansion with, so tried to steal them. He made off with one, but was unable...More
Originally built as a temple to Athena and Poseidon, the building has seen many uses over the centuries: a church, a palace, and a harem residence. What will catch your eye are the Caryatids - the female figures. They are however copies and the originals...More
As far as I know this Temple is unique in that human female figures serve as support columns. It is amazing to see even though the original Caryatid figures are in the Acropolis museum and one is in the London museum. I believe the ones...More
Erechtheion is the second largest temple in Acropolis. It has a complex and unique structure including the famouse Porch of the Caraytic with 6 graceful maidens on the south side and 4 pillared porch on the north side. What a magnificent structure.
There are over 2500 reviews of this place. There is nothing more that I can say about this magnificent awe inspiring place execpt go see it in person. Pictures don't do it justice. You need to stand in front of it. Combined with the Parthenon...More