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Address: Agoraios Kolonos Hill | Ancient Agora of Athens, Athens, Greece
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Description: This ancient Greek temple, located on the Acropolis and dedicated to...
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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Come here...ancient monument, less crowds

You should visit this location...less crowding. Similar to the Parthenon, nice view of the Stoa of Attalos

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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Brampton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

You should visit this location...less crowding. Similar to the Parthenon, nice view of the Stoa of Attalos

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

We loved the beautiful gardens around the temple and also found the detail fantastic even after hundreds of years

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Linz, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

from here you got a nice overview over the ruins of the old agora, you can start your journey of imagination who went there several thousand years ago and then there is you a small tourist and you feel like being as small in history as you are. Helps to clear up the inner mind. And the temple is very... More 

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

It is the best-preserved temple out of any in Greece and it is in the amazing gardens around the agora. Also, you can often see tortoises around this area, if you know how to spot them: https://vimeo.com/131187415

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Littleton, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

This temple is hidden in the back of the Agora but worth checking out. It gives you an idea of what the Parthenon would have looked like before it was damaged.

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Melbourne
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

The best preserved Temple in all of Athens and until the 1930s used as a museum. Well worth seeing. You do not need a guide and it is within walking distance after seeing the Greek Agora and Stoa

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Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Beautiful place. So picture perfect and worth spending at least an hour or so just admiring the structure.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

The best of ancient agora. Went in the morning. Got combo ticket here. My wife got in free as she is student. Bring ID. Cute turtles on the lawn nearby.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

One of the best restored original temples of the Ancient Greece era. Definitely worth a look. Ticket to the Acropolis includes entry for this temple and the ancient agora.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Its amazing that with only leverage these pillars were erected with a roof. There is clearly a water delivery and sewage systems which for some reason is mind blowing for its time.

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Address: Agoraios Kolonos Hill | Ancient Agora of Athens, Athens, Greece
Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Attica  >  Athens

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