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Address: 24 Adrianou St. | Ancient Agora of Athens, Athens 105 55, Greece
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This ancient Greek temple, located on the Acropolis and dedicated to...

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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We had fun here and this is worth the stop. You are in Athens already so explore, explore and explore....

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had fun here and this is worth the stop. You are in Athens already so explore, explore and explore....

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was definitely a highlight of my trip. Though the temple is only 13 columns in length, it gives an absolutely awesome view of what the Parthenon's 17 column length would be. The fact that it also still has it's roof should not be underestimated. Definitely worth going to see it in the ancient agora.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

When you get to the Ancient Agora, make sure you make a small walk to see the Temple of Hephaestus! It's a very well maintained, charming temple! We loved its architecture and the state it was kept in.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We visited this as part of our Acropolis combo ticket. Agora provided a example of what life was like in ancient Athens. Well worth a visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Obviously less well known than the parthenon on top of the acropolis, this i a temple, still quite in tact. Read up on it before otherwise it is just pillars...(this holds true for many of the ruins actually)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We visited in a rainy day, in winter with few tourists around, the trees surounding made it appear magic!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The beauty of a perfect structure and what a view of the city. A true wonder and must see. Stand in the past!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I was completely blown away by the beauty of the monument. It's the best preserved piece of its kind in the world.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This impressive temple within the Athenian Agora site is almost intact and presents a perfect example of a doric peripheral hexastyle building of the most glorious era of ancient Athens. It is rising on a plateau with three steps. The length of the temple is 31 m. (104 ft.) by 13 m. (45 1/2") and its height is 10 m.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Temple of Hephaestus is probably the best preserved historic site in all of Athens. It is visible from afar, but you will need to buy a ticket to the Ancient Agora (part of the Acropolis combo ticket) if you want to see it up close.

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