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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 27 January 2017 via mobile

This is the best preserved ancient temple in Greece is simply amazing . You should visit the temple if you visit Athens you will not regret

Thank Martin K
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Feel like I'm repeating others in saying that it is amazingly preserved and gives the impression of how outstanding the parthenon would have been, but it really is all that Would be nice to have a more complete description of the tales of heracles on...More

Thank Edward A
Reviewed 24 January 2017

It's the best-preserved Greek temple in the world, but it's not so crowded as Parthenon. One of the greatest temple I've ever seen.

Thank Sylwia G
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

It's amazing how well this is preserved and gives you an idea of how magnificent the Parthenon must have been in its heyday.

Thank SueSalter
Reviewed 18 January 2017 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.

Thank TotooIto
Reviewed 18 January 2017 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.

Thank Ithrahim
Reviewed 14 January 2017 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...More

1  Thank Matthijs d
Reviewed 13 January 2017 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...More

3  Thank MontherYASEEN
Reviewed 12 January 2017

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.

1  Thank יוסי ג
Reviewed 11 January 2017

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.

1  Thank nebojsa2016
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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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