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Description: The second largest temple on the Acropolis has a complex and unique...
The second largest temple on the Acropolis has a complex and unique structure, including its famous Porch of the Caraytis with statues of six graceful maidens on the south side and a four-pillared porch with six Ionic columns on the north side.
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This temple is beautiful and you can get very close to take pics of the 4 goddesses in the pic is worth the trip up

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

This temple is beautiful and you can get very close to take pics of the 4 goddesses in the pic is worth the trip up

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Read a bit about the myths, learn the whys and wherefores of what happened here in your guidebook. Take the time to walk around and absorb all of the 3 different parts . Then go to the Acropolis Museum and see the originals, along with everything else which is both educational and magnificent, on display here.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

This temple is so amazingly beautiful. The Caryatids are so unreal, though the ones on the temple are copies (the real ones are in the Acropolis Museum). This is such an iconic temple, and it's breathtaking to see in person.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

This monument is in the same general area as the Parthenon. One of the statues is missing and currently resides in England. A quick suggestion. There are a lot of large stones near this feature and the Parthenon. Do not sit or stand on them the caretakers get really upset about it

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Windermere, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

My favorite structure by far at the Acropolis - the beautiful and haunting figures of the Caryatids are something to behold - I spent the most time at the Acropolis in this spot photographing these beautiful ladies.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Architecture was breath taking and very well maintained for the age of the Greek dynasty. Was quite an uphill walk need good soft shoes to keep the sharp rocks from hurting your feet. Do visit in the morning because it gets very busy with tourists and we went in may 2015 and you need to bring plenty of water and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Excellent example of Greek antiquity, and easily viewed without scaffolding in the way. Recommend visiting early morning to beat the crowds. Spectacular views out over Athens.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Actually more intact than it's parthenon neighbour at the top of the acropolis. Beautiful architecture and less crowded surprisingly.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

This is my favoutite part of the Acropolis, a lovely quirky temple that has been designed to overcome the challenges of the topography of the site ingenius.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

The ladies holding the roof. Cool bonus when visiting the parthenon in the acropolis as its right next to it. COME BEFORE 9AM otherwise prepare to be swarmed with tourists and 30+ degrees weather

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