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“Easy to get to from Athens” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Temple of Poseidon Sounion

Temple of Poseidon Sounion
Athinon-Souniou Road, Sounio 999-20, Greece
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“Easy to get to from Athens”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014 via mobile

Take the air-cond bus to Sounion. Costs just over 6 euro one way and takes 2 hours, but very scenic route along the coast. Stops right outside the temple site. Not just the imposing temple itself but good walks along the cliffs

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“dessapointing”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

well the trip from Athens was like an hour to get to the temple of Poseidon, so when we got there was full of angry tourist because the ruins was closed and nobody to give some information about, so we all decided to have coffee and drinks at the restaurant but the service was terrible and they don't care about the costumers they care about the money the make out of them. so was a bad experience and not worth it to see.

Visited January 2014
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“Lovely place at the southernmost tip of Greece”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Cape Sounion is at the southernmost tip of Greece and it's about an hour drive from Athens. The place is best known for the Temple of Poseidon, but you also have an amazing view of the Aegean Sea from the hill. When we went, it was a little cloudy and very windy, but the view was still magnificent. Many people come here to see the sunset, but the day we went, it was way too windy to stay in the area for too long. Still, it was great to get away from the city and see the Aegean Sea.

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Visited April 2014
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Καλαμάτα, Ελλάδα
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“Feel the Heart of Ancient Greece...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Temple of Poseidon it is. Watching over the Aegean and feeling the sea wind and the brilliant Greek Sun. All you need is a bottle of water and a cap. One of the several "unique" landmarks of the birth of civilization. What else to say. You need to be there...

Visited March 2014
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“Once you see the Parthenon....you wont be too impressed with this one”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Don't get me wrong if you have time to see, then you should visit however if your time is limited I would definitely recommend seeing the Acropolis area rather than this. Its quite small for the long hour drive.

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