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Temple of Hera

Main Road, Pythagorion 83102, Greece
+30 2273 095277
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The site is just like other ruins, nothing special, you have to walk through the stones, there is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Anamaria S
via mobile
Very interesting temple complex

This was the most important temple on ancient Samos, dedicated to Hera, the patron goddess of the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Stephen C
Staunton, Virginia
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Main Road, Pythagorion 83102, Greece
+30 2273 095277
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The site is just like other ruins, nothing special, you have to walk through the stones, there is no shade, so take hats and sun screen. The entrance is 6 euros per person, but no guide is included. If you don't have enough time, feel...More

Thank Anamaria S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the most important temple on ancient Samos, dedicated to Hera, the patron goddess of the island. One enormous pillar remains standing to give you a sense of the scale, but there are very extensive ground ruins, unsuspected mosaics in odd spots and a...More

Thank Stephen C
Reviewed 2 November 2016

A very scenic setting spent an enjoyable morning exploring the site. An added bonus for us was the abundance of birds and butterflies.

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Reviewed 28 October 2016

One of the archaeological sites in Greece which is quite unknown but which deserves to get as known as any other famous site in Greece... In order to appreciate the site, guidance is recomended.

Thank Virginie M
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Very interesting history and the tour guide was very informative ,It was a hot day so do remember to take plenty water with you .It just made a change for us to do something different and i am so glad we did . well worth...More

Thank linda468
Reviewed 15 October 2016

This place is still under excavation, but what has so far been uncovered makes for an interesting display. There's a very good 3D model of the whole site housed in a building down by the beach; well worth visiting. We were here on an organised...More

Thank Stuart A
Reviewed 12 October 2016

large site with some reconstructions and visitor centre , walk on the processional way and imagine yourself back with the ancient greeks

Thank rocdoc
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Down a pretty road that leads to a desolate beach is the site of the temple of Hera. There is a small car park here and the site opens from 9 till 3pm. Admission 6 euros. You really do need to check out the history...More

Thank Pedroofpobla
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Well worth a visit, as part of the island tour it's worth an hour of your time. Shame there isn't more of it left standing, but you can get a good impression of how big it once was

Thank Alan B
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We had a guide who spent time explaining about the ruins and what is happening in the future. Well kept site.

Thank Gilbert B
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There are two of us and we want to go toHera from Pythagoras on the 21st or 22nd Sept and need a guide. How do we get there and what are fees. We don't have transport
18 September 2016|
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Response from Groucho58 | Reviewed this property |
It's around 3.5 miles from the harbour so although walkable it will take longer than Marnix suggests. We hired bicycles and that made for a nice day out. You get a little leaflet to guide you around which was adequate for... More