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“Impressive columns”
Review of Erechtheion

Erechtheion
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Private Tour: Half day Athens Sightseeing and Acropolis Museum
Ranked #9 of 351 things to do in Athens
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Owner description: 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.
Daejeon, South Korea
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“Impressive columns”
Reviewed December 21, 2012

I saw the columns in the junior high text book.
It was very touching that I could see them with my own eyes.
Only the replicas are in the place of beautiful ladies, but still was very impressive.

Visited November 2012
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“My favourite temple on the Acropolis”
Reviewed December 15, 2012

With the six lovely ladies looking down on you, I found this the most beautiful and well preserved of the Acropolis temples.

Visited December 2012
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“If You Go To The Acropolis, You Will See The Erechtheion”
Reviewed December 4, 2012

The Erechtheion is part of the Acropolis experience. The 6 female statues that are part of the Erectheion (the Caryadids - not sure of the spelling) are the main distinguishing feature. The original statues are in the Acropolis Museum (well, 5 of them are there). Between this building and the Parthenon and just being up on the Acropolis with all the people milling around - you can just imagine how it must have been in ancient times. A piece of history - worth the visit. It is 12 euros to go up to the Acropolis to see this and the Parthenon. Uneven terrain - careful walking around.

Visited October 2012
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“A spectacular building”
Reviewed December 3, 2012

In my opinion, is maybe the best preserved building of the Acropolis of Athens. The remarkable thing of this is the Porch of the Caryatids, with its six columns with female figures. As I read during the visit, there are not the original ones but there are exact replicas of them.

The entire Acropolis is maybe “the place” of the hole Athens. It definitely worth a visit!

Visited October 2012
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Chalfont, Pennsylvania
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“Silently stand these women of the Mount”
Reviewed November 30, 2012

Beautiful and timeless stand these women of the Mount. Observing the great Acropolis and the millions of people who have passed this spot over the millennia. You will likely recognize them as their likeness has been recorded and used all over the world. They change throughout the day as the sun creates a multitude of possible views.

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