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Address: 24 Adrianou St. | Ancient Agora of Athens, Athens 105 55, Greece
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This ancient Greek temple, located on the Acropolis and dedicated to...

This ancient Greek temple, located on the Acropolis and dedicated to Hephaistos, god of the forge, is one of the few temples to be almost entirely preserved.

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One of the temples left in Athens.

The Temple of Hephaestus is one of the most complete ancient buildings in Athens, but slightly out of the way. You must go through the Ancient Agora in order to get to it, but... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 July 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

The Temple of Hephaestus is one of the most complete ancient buildings in Athens, but slightly out of the way. You must go through the Ancient Agora in order to get to it, but once you get on the hill upon which it sets you also get a nice view of the Acropolis. This is definitely a must if you... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Hands down the structure that is in the best condition of all the major ruins in Athens. By doing a proper walk-around you get a better idea of how impressive the construction of these temples really was. The temple is inside the Ancient Agora site and therefore included in that admission cost. As a whole, the Agora is a bargain... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

Probably the only structure that has remained in tact even after so many centuries.The external structural columns are still neatly preserved but the central part of the temple does not exists anymore.This temple is visible from acropolis and is part of the Ancient Agora.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

Many of the ancient sites in Athens have suffered over time, but this temple is one of the very best-preserved. It sits on the edge of the Ancient Agora of Rome--itself well worth the visit--atop a hill that's reachable by narrow stairs. If you're in the Agora, a walk to the temple gives a sense of the grandeur that once... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

Everyone focuses on the Parthenon and many overlook this majestic temple in amazing condition. It is an unsung hero of Athens. Make the effort to visit, it's well worth it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

The Temple of Hephaestus is an exceptionally well preserved ancient ruin. It is located in the Ancient or Greek Agora - the center of Greek democracy. if you purchase a combination ticket for 30 euros that allows you to see 7 of the ancient sites, this is included. If you have limited time, after the Acropolis and the Parthenon, this... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

This temple is beautifully and surprisingly well preserved. It is a site that will be remembered forever. It is the highlight of the Ancient Agora of Athens. The admission to Ancient Agora of Athens is included in your €20 ticket price to the Acropolis.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

This is the best site within the Agora, even though this was built before the Parthenon, it is better preserved.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

This is another of the musts in Athens. Phewwww. Unlike ROME this place is not teeming with guides and therefore an Audio Guide is recommended. The history is magnificent...and one must unravel and appreciate the architecture of those times.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

You can find the temple of Hephaestus within the Acropolis. Together with the Parthenon, Erechtheion and the like. Its one amazing monument to see

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