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Temple of Hephaestus

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 Hephaistos, god of the forge, is one of the few temples to be almost entirely preserved.
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Temple of Hephaestus was built in around 400 B.C.. It is the best preserved temple in Greece today. It was constructed in Doric style and was built by the same architect (Iktinus) who also built Parthenon. It was dedicated to both Hephaestus (God of fire)...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is the best preserved ancient temple in Greece. Not as majestic as the Parthenon, but still very interesting and on no account to be missed!

Thank GerGasp
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you visit the ancient Agora, walk up to the Temple of Hephaestus. You get a great view of the Stoa and Acropolis.

Thank Phil F
Reviewed 6 days ago

This site was much bigger than we were expecting and very impressive. The temple is the best preserved doric temple in greece. While you are there, you must see the Stoa of Attalos.It was reconstructed in the 1950s and is a two storey building with...More

Thank fjs17411
Reviewed 6 days ago

There is so much to see in the Greek Agora - it is much larger than you think. The grand Stoa of Attalos and the fantastic Temple of Hephaestus are just two of the sights within this complex, all under the watchful eye of the...More

Thank DJKJ123
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place to pick up souvenirs, eat lunch, hang out and generally soak up that Greek tourist experience. Market stalls and shops selling all sorts of antiques and old tat but so much more than that.

Thank RONNIETHEFOX
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located in the ancient Agora, the temple was completed around 415 BC. It was dedicated to Hephaestus, the ancient god of fire. It became an Orthodox church from the 7th century until 1834. Then the building was used as a museum for the next 100...More

Thank Linda Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

As I walked around the site of the ancient agora, I found the Temple of Hephaestus at the top of the hill. It is a mini replica of the Parthenon. I found it peaceful and easy to navigate. You can see the history unearthed at...More

Thank AmyKearney
Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome temple to see to get a feel for a fairly complete ancient building. Very little amount of steps and walkways are dirt. If you get lost then ask the locals as they were very helpful. The entrance has a booth next to it and...More

Thank FREQTRAV12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While relatively small this Temple is in amazing condition given its age. Located on a small hill in a wooded park it stands out and can be seen from the Acropolis. A substantial portion of the inside roof can be seen a rarity in my...More

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31 July 2016|
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Response from Sam L |
No. You should have bought the 30€ ticket which gives entry to six sites.
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