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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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Situated inside the ancient agora, this temple is better preserved than the Parthenon and you are much closer to the attraction than the Parthenon. It is amazing to see how... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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San Pablo, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Situated inside the ancient agora, this temple is better preserved than the Parthenon and you are much closer to the attraction than the Parthenon. It is amazing to see how ingenious, smart and clever ancient people were in developing their environment.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This probably is the only structure on top of Acropolis which has survived in its entirety (relatively) and thus commands an awe from the visitors. While the lime light remains on the Parthenon, this one also steal some eyes.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice green surrounding and interesting building. There are less tourists than on the Acropolis so you can spend a lot of time without being rushed by others. Interesting freezes at the rear of this temple. Furthermore you can take a lot of amazing pictures of the higgledy-piggledy restorated columns.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Being to Greece is dream come true to take a look on the the city of gods Athen words ll never ever tell how much you are going to love it and be very close to it being a part of a culture and place while you are traveling is something I can't describe the Temple of Hephaestus will travel... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A must see, even in winter, but wait for a sunny day. The Temple itself is on the top of a small hill, a little bit disappointing but quite impressive for views over the Acropolis. The whole area is quite interesting.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Queenstown, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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