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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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This is small temple but really worth to visit. Only one thing is not good that it is not allowed to go inside.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

This is small temple but really worth to visit. Only one thing is not good that it is not allowed to go inside.

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

This temple is part of the ancient agora , which costs 7 euro in total. The temple is in pretty good shape given it has had a varied past. The commanding view from it towards the Acropolis was a bonus. Wear a hat and comfy walking shoes, the ancient agor is very spread out

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

This Temple is almost complete and you can get up close to see it .The gardens were well tended and had plenty of seating areas. They had guides sitting around the grounds to point out things to see. We brought a ticket at the Acropolis which gives you access to other attractions. Bottled water can be brought at the gate... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

It is a long walk there, but worth it. Takes you back to ancient times. I really wish I could get into the temple

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West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Beautiful & well-preserved site with amazing views of Agora and Acropolis from there - unfortunately cant go "inside". Well-tended gardens and seating area.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

This was my favourite archaeological site in Athens. I bought a ticket at the Acropolis at €12 and it covered this site and a few others in Athens. The temple of hephasteus is very beautiful and is very well preserved. When walking up to the temple the steps aren't the best so I recommend wearing a sturdy shoe. This is... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

It is not very crowded! Great experience. We Been in the morning in acropolis, later museum , lunch and in the afternoon in hefaisteion. Great atmosphere . You see all in perfect conditions as it was 2,5 tousands years ago- almost:). Not much tourists.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

This isn't kind of like the pathanon in miniature. It is much smaller, but it is much more intact. I found it interesting to see it after the pathanon as it helped to put together the architicural aspect you can't really distinguish in the later counterpart. The pediments in particular are much more intact so if you know/enjoy the story... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

I went there in late afternoon, so it wasn't that crowded as Acropolis. I found the building and the ruins are still in a better condition. There are a lot of trees and shades so this place is covered from the super hot sun during the summer. There are 4-5 turtles in the yard, walking slowly on the grass and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

This temple is one of the best temples preserved in all the modern Greek. It is located at the Agorà site on the east side opposite the Stoa of Attalion.

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