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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
Monastiraki
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what a great place and the view great for taking a lot of pictures, But be warned though the climb is steep not for the weak of heart....

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Doc R
Reviewed 2 days ago

The best temple in Greece standing. nice view to the agora and nice surroundings. I'd definitely recommend it.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Rafael S
Reviewed 6 days ago

If you want to see the closest to how temples were in ancient Greece 2,500 years ago, then that's the place you need to be. Even if you're not that interested in ancient architecture, it is stunning standing next to such an exquisite monument of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Elias P
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of my favorite temples in Athens. It is the only ancient Greek temple with a completely intact roof. To find it, you have to go inside the Ancient Agora. You can't miss it once you are in there since it is on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth a visit for the price but most has obviously been destroyed (by the Romans but l won’t give you the history lesson and spoil the ending😄). Very peaceful place to wander around.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Steve B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This temple is located in the Agora area on a small hill and it was amazing to see how well preserved it was. Beautiful!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank BCGobeTrotter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This temple is located on the site of the Ancient Agora. You can walk around the temple but there is no access into the temple.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Bill C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A Doric temple built in the middle of 5th century BC on the Ancient Agora in Athens, still standing today, dedicated to Hephaestus. Together with the Acropolis, this was also one of the big buildings of Pericles, commissioned with the funds of the Delos league....More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank 823milend
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Exciting to see this temple and the museum nearby. It gives a great idea of the architecture and workmanship that went into building these places

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank stripedcarrot
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Temple of Hephaestus is located in the Ancient Greek Agora. It dates back to the 4th century BC. It was dedicated to Hephaestus the patron god of metal working, craftsmanship, and fire. It is the most well preserved of the buildings in the Ancient...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Monastiraki
Monastiraki is a souvenir-hunting enclave with a
difference. Apart from the dramatic backdrop of the
Acropolis, its network of alleys and pedestrianized
streets surround the remains of both the Greek and
Roman agoras, adding the quaint concept that this is
where the ancients also came to shop. Named after the
tiny monastery church at its center, Monastiraki
Square is a lively spot by day or night, with street
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Flyer305624
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Response from Cailey W | Reviewed this property |
Is your ticket the all-inclusive ticket? This ticket includes several local sites. If so, then yes it is, you can visit the Temple whilst at the Ancient Agora. However I believe this ticket costs 30 euros, not sure if this... More
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