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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.
24 Adrianou St. | Ancient Agora of Athens, Athens 105 55, Greece
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We got the combined ticket for 30 euros. This allows you to see the Acropolis and slopes, ancient agora, Hadrian's Library, Kerameikos, Aristotle's school, Olympeion and Roman agora. We didn't get to all of them but it was still worth while. The ancient Agora which...More

Thank Lucy N
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This temple is so well preserved you can truly take a trip back in time. Close your eyes and you can almost hear the drumming of history all around you. If you look close there is old carving graffiti from the 1920s and bullet holes...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

This temple is the most well preserved temple in all of Greece, and it's absolutely stunning to see. (As well as amazingly ironic that the god of craftsmanship's temple is the one that survived so well.) This temple as well as the Agora was my...More

1  Thank Miah C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Another building that just amazes you on how on earth they managed to build it at the time they did. It is stunning in its size and detail

Thank greektraveller13
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best well preserved temple, good looking and beautiful . The temple is very near the Acropolis. It’s definitely a most.

Thank Angelo V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You will be amazed at how intact this ancient temple is and perhaps also surprised that it survived because it was an early conversion to a Christian church. Although the early Christians destroyed and vandalized the building it remains primarily intact. The temple is to...More

Thank Panagoiti A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Its another one of greatest temples. Most of temples in Athens is with Gaint Columns, similar design of buildings and is destroyed by nature disasters or invasions.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to see the best example of a remaining temple, this is it. If you only wanted to see one other temple site besides the Acropolis, this is it. This temple is the most fully complete ruin and is an excellent example of...More

Thank Dmctimm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As of today we still have a pretty good idea on how it looked then! Beautiful ruins on top of the hill in the Ancient Agora. Haphaestus is the god of volcanoes and metal work. He made Achilles' armor in the Iliad! Pretty amazing no?

Thank PuckPasha
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This site is included in the 30euros ticket from the Acropolis and is well worth checking out. Located behind the Acropolis it's a brisk stroll past the main entrance down the hill and around the corner to the right.

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Monastiraki is a souvenir-hunting enclave with a
difference. Apart from the dramatic backdrop of the
Acropolis, its network of alleys and pedestrianized
streets surround the remains of both the Greek and
Roman agoras, adding the quaint concept that this is
where the ancients also came to shop. Named after the
tiny monastery church at its center, Monastiraki
Square is a lively spot by day or night, with street
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July 31, 2016|
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Response from Sam L |
No. You should have bought the 30€ ticket which gives entry to six sites.