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permia wrote a review Oct 17
Ireland36,333 contributions1,556 helpful votes
Housed the Old Bouleuterion that originally hosted the City Council, it is still an evocative sight. Metroon was a Temple that was devoted to a Mother Goddess, examples of such being Cybele, Demeter or Rhea. The Old Bouleuterion was built around the start of the 5th century BCE to accommodate the City Council numbering 500 members. Later that century a new Bouleuterion arrived and its original home became the State Archives. A couple of centuries later the Metroon replaced it. So an interesting history of how buildings came to be replaced, with differing functions.…
Date of experience: March 2020
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SoCalOregonian wrote a review Dec 2019
Murrieta, California9,179 contributions983 helpful votes
This building, from the 2nd century BC, was the official records repository for the ancient city all protected by the Mother Goddess. Just the foundation of the building remains.
Date of experience: December 2019
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MFD wrote a review Aug 2017
United Kingdom2,819 contributions292 helpful votes
Part of the Agora ruins, which is a must see with the old museum located within the area. The temple is the pinnacle of the area! Make sure you have plenty of water and shade, with a good pair of shoes!
Date of experience: August 2017
jlantern3 wrote a review Jul 2016
Columbia, South Carolina10,428 contributions789 helpful votes
just the old foundation ruins remain. still, nice to see such an old piece of history. Located in the Old Ancient Agora
Date of experience: June 2016
chickandbeast wrote a review May 2016
Southgate, Canada8,466 contributions1,680 helpful votes
Included in your ticket of sites these ruins are not as busy as the others they are peaceful. So many temples to see but temple of the mother of gods you cant miss.
Date of experience: May 2016