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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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If you have only little time to spare, this place is a must-visit. It is the best preserved temple of all!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

If you have only little time to spare, this place is a must-visit. It is the best preserved temple of all!

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Stockholm, Sverige
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

It´s hard to really comprehend the time that this temple has been standing. All the people that has walked in it´s shadow and seen it´s beauty. Makes you feel small - and somehow big, in the same time.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Temple is in really nice shape. It gives you a perspective on how the construction was done and let you imagine how the other temples (including the Parthenon) looked like when they were complete

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

A truly remarkable structure which is still in incredible condition (the best in the Greek world). It is atop the hill in the Ancient Agora, which is a nice place to walk around and learn more about the agoras of ancient Greece. A very peaceful place in the middle of a bustling city.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

While the acropolis is the most popular - and it is great- the Agora with temple of Hephaestus offered us the most felt experience. First to say, this is the best kept ancient temple, columns and roof still up. The most left side of the agora is a beautiful garden with trees, flowery plants, lots of cute birds, kittens and... More 

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Muscat, Oman
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Located in Ancient Angora, right by the Acropolis on one side and the Flea Market on the other, it's a great temple. Most of it is still standing and it is easy to imagine what it looked like when it was build. In my opinion, it's the best part of the whole Ancient Angora site (although the museum in the... More 

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Zug, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Much less crowded than the Acropolis and as impressive as the Parthenon (on a much smaller scale, of course), this temple can be easily reached after visiting the Agora. The inner metopes representing the Centauromachy are well preserved and worth a picture!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

If for some reason you only had time to see just the Temple of Hephaestus or the Parthenon, the Temple of Hephaestus is the one to see. The buildings are nearly identical except that the Temple of Hephaestus is in FAR better shape. Plus it's in a much nicer environment. Not accessible to wheelchairs and strollers, however.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Unlike other Ancient Roman buildings/temples its almost complete and seeing this I can imagine how magnificent Parathion would have been. The fees of this is already included in the Acropolis ticket. Take your time and enjoy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Surprisingly complete as it was still in use in the 1930's, and effective for imagining the scope of the other temples and sites. Also interesting to note the gardens around it that have been recreated and maintained.

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

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