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Address: Athens 10558, Greece
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The second largest temple on the Acropolis has a complex and unique...

The second largest temple on the Acropolis has a complex and unique structure, including its famous Porch of the Caraytis with statues of six graceful maidens on the south side and a four-pillared porch with six Ionic columns on the north side.

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A Greek Gem!

I saw the original maidens on this structure before they were removed in 1980. It is awe inspiring to see the fluidity of the line movement of each maiden as she is walking... read more

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I saw the original maidens on this structure before they were removed in 1980. It is awe inspiring to see the fluidity of the line movement of each maiden as she is walking forward. One of my favorite Acropolis structures...these maidens add a great architectural statement and are truly unique.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

You can see the Erechteion from all sides. What I don't understand is why there is an elevator in this building.

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Amman, Jordan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Still remember everything in there like I was there yesterday Athen and the old parts of it were like a magic traveling into the old ages I can remember that the tickets ll let u go all over the old place of Athen acropolis the temples etc go enjoy your time and for sure you ll love it as I... More 

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Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The six "caryatids" are a replica of the original statues exhibited at the Acropolis Museum. You can explore it much better than the Parthenon.

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THESSALONIKI
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Are there any words to describe this experience ????? I cannot find any!!!! just let your self absorb all this beauty and elegance of this structure, a unique sample of sculpture and architecture!!!!! Speechless........

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Erechthelon, the oikos of Erechtheus, a mythycal king of Athens who was associated with Erichthonios, the sacred snake and also with Poseidon, the god of the sea.This temple is on the north side of Acropolis and very nice; the Karyathides supporting the temple are superb, and they are copies, the originals are in the Acropolis Museum; An altar of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There isn't much to say about this place other than it is an incredible experience to be there and see something so amazing!

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Zagreb, Croatia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Acropolis is not only a Parthenon. Great historic site, well known Caryatids at one side and colonnade on the other.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An amazing historic site, with spectacular views of Athens; some form of guided tour is essential to appreciate the site and implications of what you are viewing.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Athens, Greece on a cruise, and the Acropolis was our first stop. What an experience! Seeing all the ancient sites was the highlight of our day. The view from the top of the hill overlooking Athens was just stunning.

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