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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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24 Adrianou St. | Ancient Agora of Athens, Athens 105 55, Greece
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Reviewed yesterday

The temple was just amazing!!! We brought our friends to check it out and they were astonished by what the ancient greeks had built

Thank antonisantoniou41
Reviewed 2 days ago

Ancient Agora is a very large parcel of land with many different ruins but the most spectacular is Temple of Hephaestus and it is one of the most fully assembled ruin that I saw.

Thank ingrid9597
Reviewed 4 days ago

There is an entrance fee to this area but worth it. Great photos and views from here. We were with Athens Walking Tours.

Thank LeslieC_10
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This site is located on the East end of The Ancient Agora. To get to this structure you would have to hike up approximately 30 steep steps. Not doable for a stroller, you would either have to leave it on the bottom or carry the...More

Thank The_Coconut_Family
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is impressive to see from the Acropolis and up close in ancient Agora. The frieze decorations have a great story to tell if you have a live or electronic guide

Thank Mike T
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been so disappointed about that place. The temple is amazing but the staff at the entry are not nice at all. They talk bad to tourists and we felt like we were there to give money and nothing else. Barely a "Hello" .......More

Thank Manon D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A visit in brilliant sunlight made this temple stand out and a pleasure to photograph! It does seem that it is receiving less attention than the Parthenon which is clearly visible from this site, this gives you a feeling of what the Parthenon must have...More

Thank Gerttravelnovice
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Okay so if you spend a day looking at all the historical sites in Athens and this is the last one you see. It is not as exciting - sorry. What can I say it's like going on roller-coasters after the 3rd one your adrenaline...More

Thank DarwinCake
Reviewed 1 week ago

We weren't even really aware of this temple before we arrived in the ancient agora. We had seen it from the acropolis but had assumed it was something separate. I was delighted to see the unified ticket we had purchased at the acropolis included this...More

Thank Denisef_dublin
Reviewed 1 week ago

The temple Is located within the Roman Agora. The temple is one of the most well preserved temples in Athens. The temple is in such a good condition you wouldn't believe the age of it. I would definitely recommend going to see the temple, the...More

Thank Rachael S
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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.