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“Another Awesome Ruin” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Temple of Hephaestus

Temple of Hephaestus
Agoraios Kolonos Hill | Ancient Agora of Athens, Athens, Greece
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Ranked #3 of 193 attractions in Athens
Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites
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Owner description: 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
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“Another Awesome Ruin”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

Better than the pictures of it I'd always seen and not enough time to just walk about and enjoy it....so much to see...

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“Beautiful Temple!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

Well preserved 5th c. BC temple in the ancient Agora. Not crowded and great view of the Agora and the Stoa of Attalos.

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“Must see!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

First glimpsed the temple from Parthenon. It is still intact and the best example anywhere. Spent time walking around it and touring the entire adjacent ancient Agora as well as the Museum to the east. More interesting than Pantheon itself.

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“Do not miss!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

Yes, everyone goes to the Acropolis to see the Parthenon, but do not miss this beautiful temple in the Agora, as it is one of the best-preserved in all of Greece.

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“awesome”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

the history will keep the kids included. this is a place i went as a 13 year old girl and I would love to go back now I am 21. its a beautiful city, so much to do and learn about the past.

Visited November 2012
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