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Sounio
Sunset is the best time to arrive at the 5th-century-B.C. Temple of the mythical sea God Poseidon. Perched on cliffs above Cape Sounio, the temple ruins, surrounded on three sides by sea, have stunning views out over the Aegean. It was mentioned in Homer's epic poem, The Odyssey. More recently, English Romantic poet Lord Byron visited this atmospheric spot in 1811 and inscribed his name at the base of one of the temple's Doric columns.

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Temple of Poseidon Sounion
Temple of Poseidon Sounion
Attraction type: Ancient Ruins
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Additional nearby recommended attractions:

Mineralogical Museum
Mineralogical Museum(Lavrio)
Attraction type: Museums
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Lagonisi Beach
Lagonisi Beach(Lagonisi)
Temple of Artemis
Temple of Artemis(Vravrona)
Attraction type: Ancient Ruins
Yabanaki Beach
Yabanaki Beach(Vari)

All places to eat » Places to eat

Marida
Marida
Ranked #1 of 10 Restaurants in Sounio
Price: $18 - $37
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Outdoor seating
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Syrtaki
Ranked #2 of 10 Restaurants in Sounio
Cuisines: Greek
Artemis Tavern
Artemis Tavern
Ranked #3 of 10 Restaurants in Sounio
Cuisines: Greek
SO Oriental Restaurant
SO Oriental Restaurant
Ranked #5 of 10 Restaurants in Sounio
Cuisines: Asian
Naos Cafe Restaurant
Naos Cafe Restaurant
Ranked #7 of 10 Restaurants in Sounio
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Fast Food

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Nearby recommended accommodations:

Stefanakis Hotel Apartments
Stefanakis Hotel Apartments
$46 - $74 (EUR 38 - 61)
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Varkiza
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Saily
3.0 of 5 Saily
$48 - $83
Ranked #2 of 2 Hotels in Koropi
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Aegeon Beach Hotel
4.0 of 5 Aegeon Beach Hotel
$128 - $188 (EUR 105 - 154)
Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Sounio
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Grecotel Cape Sounio
4.0 of 5
Grecotel Cape Sounio
$232 - $407
Ranked #2 of 3 Hotels in Sounio
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Nearby recommended accommodations:

Grand Resort Lagonissi
5.0 of 5
Grand Resort Lagonissi
$288 - $456
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Lagonisi
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The Porto Kea Suites Hotel
4.0 of 5
The Porto Kea Suites Hotel
$159 - $459
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Korissia
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