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Erechtheion

Athens 10558, Greece
+30 21 0321 0219
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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.
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Reviewed 2 days ago

You can see the cartylyds in the museum close up before you see the copies in situ. The northern porch is worthy of a good look. The detail is amazing.

Thank ShadowTours
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is on the same level as the Parthenon and perhaps neglected since everyone is enthralled with the main ruin. It is quite beautiful on its own and worth some time to look at.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is another building on the Acropolis site, smaller than the Parthenon not to far away but with a different story to tell

Thank nick_ng
Reviewed 3 days ago

Extremely well preserved. Pretty much the highlight of this temple. Very uneven rocky ground on the approach, be careful.

Thank Davh62
Reviewed 3 days ago

Strangely something to enjoy on the Acropolis while the rest of the World is photographing the Parthenon. The whole site can be slippy underfoot wear good soled shoes.

Thank manufan51
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a temple that's up near the Parthenon. The real virgin statues are now at the Museum of the Acropolis. Very uneven surfaces walking around the hill around the Parthenon and this temple so watch your footing.

Thank LynneP
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I am not a history buff so I didn't know about this particular ruin before visiting Acropolis hill. Obviously the better known ruins like the Parthenon I did know about. This one isn't as big in scale as the Parthenon but it had interesting features,...More

Thank emily830419
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is our favorite temple on the Acropolis. Well preserved, with the replica statues of the maidens facing the sea, it's a beautiful piece of art

Thank thu51
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Acropolis hill is what Athens is all about. The ruins of the temples there tell a tale. Erechtheion has well preserved columns in the shape of young women or Caryatids. Except the six columns nothing else is that well preserved. The temple housing the wooden...More

Thank NChopra55
Reviewed 1 week ago

This temple on the Acropolis is just opposite to the Parthenon. Good example of greek architecture. I would recommend visiting the Acropolis museum first to have a better understanding of all the monuments.

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