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“Worth Finding” 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 #2 of 178 Attractions in Athens
Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Cultural
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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.
Shanghai, China
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“Worth Finding”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

Walking through all of the ruins is a must. Everyone is different and has so much meaning and translation.

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“Very Imposing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

Absolutely fantastic place wonderfully historic and very well restored. In the same area as the Agora very close to Monistiriki square.The temperature is warm varied from 14-20 degrees with rain in the morning. Purchase the all in ones tickets for the historic sights which is 12 euros. The walk around is pleasant, but i can imagine rather difficult to picture when overloaded with tourists. You cannot enter the building but the exterior seems much more impressive regardless and very imposing situated on top of the hill. There are toilets located on the other side of the vacinity and drinks can be purchased from a machine near the main gate.

Visited February 2014
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“Love the art work and statues”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

Love the landscape of the whole area. The whole aspect of visiting the old stadiums was cool. The had dogs all over the territory which was weird at first then you get use to them since they don't bother you. Be prepare to walk a lot, I was wearing the wrong shoes and almost slipped a couple of times, since the part of the ground is still has marble.

Visited April 2013
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“Temple of ancient Black smith”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Hephaistion ancient blacksmith living in the mountain Etna creator of many devices for Gods of Olympus. Temple located within Ancient Angora, plus museum. Worth visiting on joined ticket 13EUro for Acropolis and few more. First Sunday of a month is free. Nice view from there on Acropolis.

Visited January 2014
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“Beautiful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

I was amazing looking at the structure that dates back some 2400+ years. The tranquillity of the area was just so relaxing too. Take your time and enjoy as there is lots more to see in the area like the Stoa of Attalos (you can take a nice photo of the Temple from upstairs).

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