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“Partially restored temple on the Acropolis” 5 of 5 stars
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Erechtheion
Athens 10558, Greece
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Ranked #4 of 179 Attractions in Athens
Type: Ancient Ruins, Monuments/ Statues, Landmarks
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Owner description: 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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“Partially restored temple on the Acropolis”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

I liked this temple, although smaller than the Parthenon, because the "porch" has a roof with caryatids (women) instead of columns. It has been partially restored so some of the walls and columns are back in place.

Visited October 2012
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“Excellent ruin”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

Make sure you read up on this before you visit. Also, make sure to see the real Carytids in the New Acropolis Museum!!

Visited January 2013
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“beautiful, very well preserved”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

All other reviewers stated this is part of Acropolis complex. This building and Parthenon are the staples, Although the statues are replicas it does not take away from the experience and gives you another reason to visit the New Acropolis Museum where they are located.

Visited September 2012
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“MUST SEE”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

Part of the Acropolis Complex, this site seems a bit better preserved than some of the other buildings there. The columns are quite impressive and a testament to Greek architecture. Site seeing does not get too much better than this MUST SEE Place. Do not miss it.

Visited November 2012
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“Impressive columns”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2012

I saw the columns in the junior high text book.
It was very touching that I could see them with my own eyes.
Only the replicas are in the place of beautiful ladies, but still was very impressive.

Visited November 2012
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