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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.
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Acropolis, Athens 10558, Greece
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our Parthenon tour included Acropolis and Erechtheion. It was amazing to see how much is still standing. Worth climbing to see up close.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank napavalleygal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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

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

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was one of the highlights on my visit to the Acropolis. This building has a lot of history and it was interesting to hear the guide speak about it.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Elissa T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank martyncymro
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 9 September 2019

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.

Date of experience: August 2019
Reviewed 29 August 2019 via mobile

Lovely site atop the acropolis. Love the statues and different look it has compared to the Parthenon.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank jjcoffman
Reviewed 14 August 2019

Absolutely loved this experience. Worth the walk up the hill. I love history and if I had known earlier I would have travelled to get this history first hand. Don't miss this.

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank josie c
Reviewed 8 August 2019

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

Date of experience: June 2019
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