Good to see a temple with its roof intact in places. Gives context to other sites in Athens. Sited in a peaceful spot right next to busy Monastiraki. An interesting visit.
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It is really well preserved. No scaffolding. Beautiful pictures can be taken. Surrounded with vegetation in the ancient Agora, it is very impressive and well worth the visit. It does not get crowded.
We visited the temple when we visited the ancient Agora. It is the best building in the ancient Agora which is mainly ruins. It is worth visiting on the multi-site ticket (at a cost of €30 per adult; children free). A beautiful building, lovely colours...More
Within the Ancient Agora which is well worth a visit anyway. For whatever reason it is one of (or the) most complete temples around. Probably helped that it was actually used until recently. Unfortunately we couldn't go inside. Since you are there for the wonderful...More
Ancient agora next to Acropolis is one of my favourite places in Athens. Temple of Hephaestus is very well preserved, it even has every columns left.
It was a very funny visit, but there are no doors and the wind passes fast so some skirts blow and it was a sexy spectacle. We did not buy the special tickets that allow you to enter in the temple ans listen to an...More
I found it was all very worth the visit, the temples are impressive and in very good condition. We visited during the hot summer months, carrying water with you is a must.
You can see this temple from atop the Acropolis and wonder, 'what is that?' Well, it is a nearly perfectly intact ancient temple located inside the Ancient Agora (a must-see). A wonderful example of ancient Greek architecture, later used as a church. There are wonderful...More