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This temple is located on the Acropolis, so once you have purchased Acropolis tickets, you may see this temple when you go up. I wonder how splendid it looked back in the ancient times, as much of it has been destroyed from the Persian War....More
Located near the entrance to the Acropolis, the small temple is dedicated to the Goddess of Victory. It is one of the better preserved structures on the hill but is easily eclipsed by the much larger and more famous Parthenon.
Worth a short stop.
Although it is the smallest of the structures you'll see once atop the Acropolis it is very important to Athenian heritage. Its remarkable restoration allows you to view the structure in its original glory. You are not able to get too close to this structure...More
When you arrive at the Parthenon area, you'll see this beautiful monument. It doesn't get top billing but is equally as impressive. This place makes all the history come to life and jump off the pages of your history book.
Plan 2-3 hours to get...More
This is the Temple that was built for Athena which Athens was named after. It was important for that reason since she gave the Athenians and Olvie tree. Poseodon also vied for the naming of the city but he gave a spring only it was...More
This temple of Athena Nike was considered one of the most sacred on the hill having the sacred Olive tree.Legend has it that Zeus offered a contest between Athena and Poseidon for staking claim to Athens. Poseidon hit his trident on a hard rock of...More
East to miss amongst its larger brethren this small temple is a delight. Restored sensitivity what you view is detailed and gives you a good idea of what was there originally. You can see from the stairs at the entrance to the main part of...More