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Temple of Poseidon

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Leoforos Athinon - Souniou | Cape Sounio, Sounio 195 00, Greece
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Reviewed 4 days ago

It was a great fast trip to see the Temple of Poseidon. The tourist guide was amazing, we could get much more information and interesting facts, than expected. Even if the weather wasn't perfect, the place is amazing.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Kata S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I went there specifically for sunset, arrived 15 minutes before sunset itself, paid 4E to see the sun set behind an island and had to leave next minute as they were closing immediately after sunset. Temple itself is quite nice, but its not worth the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Marek K
Reviewed 6 days ago

One of the best archeological sites of Hellas. The ruins of Poseidon Temple is well taken care. The feeling you get if you are standing in front of the temple watching the breathtaking view , the endless blue of Aegean sea is unique.Don't forget your...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Andreas C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

we rented a car to visit this place, and although the driving was not easy (the drive is scenic, but its a very curved road all the way and quite narrow) it was so worth the drive. i was in awe when i first spotted...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank jaminb2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

The remains of the ancient Temple of Poseidon dominates the Cape of Sounion at the tip of the Attic Peninsula, just about an hour drive from Athens. The promontory itself is worth a visit for it offers you a spectacular view of the sea and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank CzarEmmanuel
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived here on a very windy day, but, would not have traded the day for the world. There were only 4 other people at the site. The views were spectacular. The documentation was so thorough about the history. The walk up was a little...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ThatCouple
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In your trip to Athens, this is a place not to be missed. Best way to reach is to drive down from Athens. Better than taking any tours. Do it yourself ! Start around 2pm. Take the drive along the coast stopping by at scenic...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mak1509
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took a bus from Athens to Sounion (there are several throughout the day) for less than 20 euros round trip. You can walk all around the cliff area that the temple sits on. The view is absolutely stunning, all the more so since I...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank StanTheMan2020
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Weather was against us visiting the temple: low temperature, strong wing, rain/snow mix and a relatively long "uphill" walk. However, we did enjoy visiting one of the most impressive places in Greece. Even with low clouds, the view was more than amazing. Unlike some other...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank niksk001
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Historical place.. must to see!!! A beautiful sunset 🥰u can get a lot of information here.. nice souvenir you can find here as well

Date of experience: January 2019
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179jenf
August 9, 2018|
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Response from daniellec22 | Reviewed this property |
It generally closes after sunset. Sunset is the best time to visit!
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179jenf
August 9, 2018|
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Response from MM1501 | Reviewed this property |
They close the place down at sunset. So, you can enter anytime before that
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July 7, 2018|
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Response from raglan007 | Reviewed this property |
HI... car rental is easy. we hired a car from Glyfada via the hotel desk. Opel Astra was 65Euro for the day.
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