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The second largest temple on the Acropolis has a complex and unique structure, including its famous Porch of the Caraytis with statues of six graceful maidens on the south side and a four-pillared porch with six Ionic columns on the north side.
It is fascinating to finally see it live after studying it. It is my favorite because it's well preserved and you can see many details that have remained for so long that it's incredible. The way it's adjusted to the terrain, the beauty of the...More
The Erechtheion built and dedicated also to the god Athena Nike is located on top of the Acropolis opposite to the Parthenon. Whilst smaller in size than the Parthenon the intricacy and detailed craftsmanship that went into the Caryatids (women shaped pillars supporting the temple)...More
Opposite the Pathenon on the Acropolis is the Erechtheion Also dedicated to Athena, it is sometimes called the Temple of Poseidon. The unique features here are the columns called the Caryatids. The Caryatids are figures of women who were chosen to protect the Temple. These...More
It’s hot up there so make sure you are prepared also the marble from millions of feet have made it quite slippery
But what an amazing site and if only you can go back
In time some 2500 years you can imagine it’s splendour. We...More