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Temple of Hephaestus

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 Hephaistos, god of the forge, is one of the few temples to be almost entirely preserved.
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24 Adrianou St. | Ancient Agora of Athens, Athens 105 55, Greece
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

In ancient Agora.well preserved temple.needs some work to protect some of the moss covered pillars.worthwhile to visit

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Although I’ve been to Athens many times, it was my first visit to the Temple of Haphaestus. We were not disappointed! It’s a lovely place with rich history and one of the more preserved sites in Athens. It’s cheaper too! Recommended if you have an...More

Thank ReynaLee
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited as part of a ticket we had bought which included entry to the Acropolis. The temple was impressive and we walked around the gardens and grounds. Very exposed to the sun but some shady spots and great views of other sites from the...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Located within the Ancient Agora of Athens, this temple has been exquisitely preserved and restored. Worth the visit! Be sure to buy the €30 bumper pack if you wish to visit the other main attractions of Greece, it works out significantly cheaper!

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This temple is complete and is a wonderful location for photos. I enjoyed the visit here more than the Acropolis since there wasn’t many people around. When with children, remember to keep them from touching everything. This is one of the locations you can see...More

Thank Dwayne P
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was one of the most interesting archeological sites because it is preserved in almost original form! Also has great view of the city

Thank Eliza H
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Reviewed 6 days ago

It lets get a bit of an idea of how the Parthenon looked like, but in a smaller scale. It's still pretty cool though.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

This was actually the best part of our Athens/ruins trip, in part because we had lower expectations. It was so beautiful here, we were thrilled with the beauty, and we also got to see beautiful birds and turtles. The museum here wasn't exciting, but the...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This temple is so beautiful! Extremelly well preserved, located on top of a hill it offers amazing views of the Acropolis.

Thank Elena257
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This temple was one of the best ancient sites we went to, and there were a few wild tortoise roaming around which was surprising and really cool.

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Monastiraki
Monastiraki is a souvenir-hunting enclave with a
difference. Apart from the dramatic backdrop of the
Acropolis, its network of alleys and pedestrianized
streets surround the remains of both the Greek and
Roman agoras, adding the quaint concept that this is
where the ancients also came to shop. Named after the
tiny monastery church at its center, Monastiraki
Square is a lively spot by day or night, with street
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31 July 2016|
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Response from Sam L |
No. You should have bought the 30€ ticket which gives entry to six sites.
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