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Temple of Aphaia

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Full-Day RIB Boat Tour of Aegina Island from Athens
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Fantastic hike and a 2500 years of history travel.

After having breakfast at our hotel in Vagia we decided to follow the path through the hills that leads to the ancient Aphaia temple.... what an amazing place. You can actually... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chilierio M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After having breakfast at our hotel in Vagia we decided to follow the path through the hills that leads to the ancient Aphaia temple.... what an amazing place. You can actually feel the energy... only by thinking what humans are capable of... in a good way.

Thank Chilierio M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

fantastic place full of Energy. We walked through the forest from our traditional hotel Vagia. always a nice walk... we even took our breakfast and had a pic nic... Excellent idea from our hosts.

Thank saroni b
Munich, Germany
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Reviewed 1 week ago

€6 entry, not many other visitors, temple is fairly well preserved, good views in all directions. I walked up the track to the temple from Agia Marina.

Thank Simon C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Doric beauty at its finest. Simple and "heavy". Built around 510 B.C and still has the power to shock you with pleasure. Local bus gets you right outside.

Thank Simos_Kets
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Reviewed 16 April 2017

We were advised to visit this ancient temple as the #1 thing on the island we should do. We started from our hotel in Vagia, and with the instructions of our host we walked through pine trees to get to the temple. We feel verry lucky we did so.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

If you are going to Aegina, this is a must see. We were day tripping from Athens. I had wanted to rent a bike and ride there but was told it was too far. It may have been possible but certainly would have been a long trip. We rented quads instead. It was a fantastic ride there. The climb up... More 

Thank Christopher L
Pretoria, South Africa
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

This is a great site to visit, with a very interesting museum and nice views of the island as well. I would recommend walking up from Aegina Marina as you see some beautiful nature along the way and are spoilt with views of the island. Then when at the top stop for some delicious Pistachio ice cream.

Thank Karen v
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Reviewed 31 March 2017

This temple is something special! It was built around 510 BC after the first temple was destroyed in war. It is still amazing that the Greeks were able to build these structures so many though sands of years ago! There is a great museum that is on the property and gives a lot of insight and detail to the temple!... More 

Thank Nickthetraveler99
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

We visited as a familly the temple following the path though the pine forest. We started from Vagia Hotel in Vagia which is a fishing village nested in pine forest. It took us about an hour walk through nature to reach this amazing peace of Civilization. The energy was strong and we certainly felt proud of what humans are capable... More 

Thank kostas s
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Reviewed 28 March 2017

The temple of Aphaea is a large preserve beautiful temple. The architectural and history of the temple is amazing. The sight from the temple is very beautiful looking outward/downward from ontop of the mountain; stunning views. Very interesting, impressive and worth the visit.

Thank Letonyalj

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