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Parthenon (Parthenonas)

Acropolis | Top of Dionyssiou Areopagitou, Athens 10558, Greece
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Ranked #5 of 188 attractions in Athens
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Type: Historic Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Architectural Buildings, Ancient Ruins
Description: The majestic ruins of an ancient Greek building, known for its dignified white marble columns and perfect sense of proportion.
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Melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

The highlight of the Acropolis and a wonder of the world...impressive reconstruction and conservation work being undertaken

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Beverly Hills, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

I can understand why the ancients decided to build a temple here, it's on top of a hill, which feels light and happy. I'm happy to have visited and to have paid for a tour, but I think it will be a once in my lifetime ordeal. Go to the museum down the hill, to see artifacts and to watch... More

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Athens, Greece
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59 reviews 59 reviews
44 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

Its one of the best building ever build in man's history.With todays modern technology they can not build a miracle like this.Iktinos and Kalikratis build it at the order of Pericles using the best marble from Penteli.It was housing the gold and ivory statue of Athina which was never found.Unfortunately there was many damages from an explotion at the war... More

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Forked River, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

There is no other words to use...it is something totally different seeing this type of history in person rather than just a book....The entire time, I kept saying to myself "Amazing". If you are in AThens the Parthenon is a MUST SEE.

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Athens, Greece
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

There is another Temple as Parthenon, in Pelopponissos, but visiting Parthenon is more easier. So a visitor can admire the architecure of the Temple and learn all the details how it was the ancient time, what every part of it, means, where was the stute of Atthina, from what material was made, etc. This fantastic marble of Pendelis Mount gives... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

Being in the middle of so many history makes us feeling really tiny ;-) beautiful sight with lot of pictures opportunities

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Athens, Attiki, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

Visit and see for yourselves the magnificence of its existence. A masterpiece of architecture and a history lesson for all.

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

if you are in Athens you HAVE to visit Acropolis and see Parthenon. walk where the ancient Greeks were walking, feel their aura. its simple magical

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Coming to Athens and not visiting the Acropolis and the Parthenon?! What would you be talking to your friends about, when you go back home????

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

the absolute human make all times in the temple of goddess Athina the goddess of knowledge in the city that give the democracy to the world

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