We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Temple of Poseidon: Tours & Tickets

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
All photos (3,053)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Temple of Poseidon Tours and Tickets
from $50.60
More Info
from $60.71
More Info
from $28.11
More Info
from $65.21
More Info
from $29.91
More Info
from $39.35
More Info
from $52.84
More Info
from $55.09
More Info
See all tours & tickets
Reviews (2,280)
Filter reviews
1,267 results
Traveler rating
901
299
50
9
8
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
Traveler rating
901
299
50
9
8
Show reviews that mention
All reviews aegean sea cape sounion the bus the cliff day trip beautiful sunset watch the sunset worth the trip his son coast road greek mythology beautiful drive syntagma square souvenir shop visiting athens southernmost tip entrance fee
Selected filters
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 1,267 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Cape Sounion is a couple of hours drive from Athens. We did an afternoon tour with Key Tours. It is not as grand as the Acropolis, less well preserved but equally intriguing. Our tour guide, Anastasia did a great job taking us back into history...More

Date of experience: September 2019
2  Thank MsMot
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited with Friends-Drove with the Car and Watched the Amazing Coastline of Athens- If You are the Sunset Hunter - This is One of the Places!!!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank stjepkog
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

An hour and a half ride from Athens, the Temple of Poseidon is a majestic structure high above the sea. Statues have been removed, but the columns and some of the walls of the fortress remain. It is high on a hill with great views....More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank frugalarnie
Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited when staying in the area of Sounio. A beautiful piece of Greek history. Could prove expensive as a large groups to visit due to the costs of entrance fees.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank alisonheskett1968
Reviewed 1 week ago

Checked out the temple in the daytime- informative and great views. Also, temple at nighttime lighted up -stunning

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank chrispo2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took public transportation from Athens and it was great. We got to see the Greek Rivera as we made our way to the Temple. It was a great site to see and they are still working on it.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Barbara A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Temple of Poseidon is a very special site distinguishing itself by its location. If you are an adventurous traveller, you can take a lokal bus from Athens to go there. As a bonus you will get beautiful views on the seeshore. It's a half-day...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lidia K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This site is well worth the time to visit. It is a beautiful location with fantastic views of the surrounding areas. There is plenty of parking for the site but it can get bit busy when tour buses come and go. You must buy a...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank RLRehm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is well worth a visit. I went on a day trip from Athens. It was a gorgeous drive but there were also only a few people here in the morning when the site opened. It was very peaceful. Be sure to explore all the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Elissa T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is only one part of the site with buildings on it, the rest are just foundations but the temple's situation abnd the views are amazing.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Colin_Cameron1
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 3 nearby hotels
Aegeon Beach Hotel
415 reviews
.27 miles away
Cape Sounio, Grecotel Exclusive Resort
901 reviews
.78 miles away
Hotel Saron
90 reviews
2.18 miles away
Nikolakakis Rooms Lavrio
29 reviews
4.82 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 15 nearby restaurants
Naos Cafe Restaurant
147 reviews
.73 miles away
SO Oriental Restaurant
22 reviews
.79 miles away
Elias Fish Restaurant
288 reviews
.34 miles away
Akrogiali
20 reviews
.32 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 8 nearby attractions
Mineralogical Museum
26 reviews
4.77 miles away
Charakas Beach
8 reviews
3.13 miles away
Soma Therapy & Spa
14 reviews
4.60 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
ashley g
October 1, 2019|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Elissa T | Reviewed this property |
My guide bought our tickets there at the ticket booth. I'm not sure if you can get them in advance.
1
Vote
montyBelfast
June 30, 2019|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from ThomasM2978 | Reviewed this property |
CitySightseeing is one company offering hop on/off tours. It stops at all the major sights/tourist districts. The Temple of Poseidon as others have indicated is a good distance outside Athens and not on a Hop On/Off loop... More
0
Votes
N9669HDjuliel
June 11, 2019|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from ThomasM2978 | Reviewed this property |
I am jealous! We went mid-afternoon and the lighting was overhead and perfect for our photos— but sunset with could be fantastic! (Quick search on the internet shows July 22, 2019 sunset around 8:45pm). Site is one hour away... More
0
Votes