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Temple of Olympian Zeus

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Address: Leoforos Vasilissis Olgas | & Leoforos Amalias, Athens 105 57, Greece
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Arches, columns, stately architectural vestiges against blue skies. Yes, vestiges of the past reminding us of the power of human ingenuity coupled with enforced labor creates... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Arches, columns, stately architectural vestiges against blue skies. Yes, vestiges of the past reminding us of the power of human ingenuity coupled with enforced labor creates powerful statement.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Right in the middle of the city,the remains of the great temple serves you the taste of greek history buildings.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very impressive site. The columns at the Temple of Olympian Zeus were even taller than the ones at Parthenon. There are so many artifacts in the complex.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Favourite sight in Athens! Wonderfully quiet and such an amazing place. It's worth a visit! €3 a visit

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was here recently to meet a foreign friend who was staying at a hotel right across the Columns of Olympian Zeus so we dropped by to show her a bit around. Right behind the Arch of Hadrian, a spot where one can see the ruins of the Temple which can be seen from this spot totally free but coming... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

When you see the Temple of Zeus in person you realise how big it actually was. It is massive and amazing that they built something of this nature. Some great photo opportunities here as well.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This place is beautiful and makes you appreciate the Greek accuracy and historic times and how much they were advanced to their time. It's a nice walk from the city - go there :)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This site is easy to access and wonderful to look at. It was across the street from our hotel and we were lucky enough to get to look at it every night. Getting to walk through it was even better.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Not very far from the Acropolis and the Acropolis museum. Easy walk, very peaceful place, you forget you are in the middle of the city. We enjoyed our time here.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stepped int o the Temple of Zeus, when we were walking to the National gardens. Before arrival, we have read some not really encouraging opinions about the ruins, but I stronlgy disagree. This place is worth seeing. Although not much is well preserved, from what you can see you can easily judge the original magnitude of the place. And... More 

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Perhaps the best place to get your bearings is Syntagma Square, crowned by the imposing Parliament building on its upper side and surrounded by other large structures, such as the exclusive Hotel Grande Bretagne. The grand avenues that lead towards Omonia are also full of massive Neoclassical edifices like the Numismatic Museum and those around smaller Platia Kolokotroni. Here you will find lots of travel agents, bookshops and fashion shops, especially on Ermou Street. Just south of Syntagma Square, you can take a breather in the lush National Gardens, which extend into the grounds of the Zappeio palace and beyond to the ancient Temple of Olympian Zeus.
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