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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
Monastiraki
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A nice place for a walk and a look around, especially with a guide book. A little more care wouldn't go astray to look after the ruins, like most outdoor collections in Athens, this also looks weed infested and poorly signposted but the ruins are...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 25magdas
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Site was more secluded and in a "wooded" area at far end of the Agra. You could get close to it and could easily walk around it. Well-preserved and although it isn't that different from other ruins, it somehow felt different as it was more...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Karen P
Reviewed 4 days ago

Easy walk...no special footwear required...bring your camera and take some great shots of this almost completely intact structure

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank David W
Reviewed 6 days ago

Visiting this temple is like going back in time. It is in the heart of Athens, yet isolated in the ancient agora garden. Totally worth the walk.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank pensot
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really well preserved building and worth a look. The detail is quite amazing. The whole site is great.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Helen M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ancient Agora and Temple of Hephaestus offer a good head start for Greek archaeologist enthusiast. The temple is one of the best preserved / maintained and less crowded compared to Parthenon. Worth visiting!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank satoukon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's nice and interesting to see this well-preserved temple located at Ancient Agora. You must be interested in archaeology to appreciate the beauty of it.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Royax
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very cool to see a temple that managed to survive in quiet intact shape to our times. Lots of shrubs, trees and flowers all around. Peaceful and nice at least in november.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Patrik Oskar G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The temple is nice, and on one side you can see the 10 labors of Hercules. The view of the Acropolis view is nice

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The largely intact state of this monument makes one understand the structure and purpose of an ancient temple with great clarity. Furthermore, it is the highlight of the Greek Agora, a vast archaeological area which is fascinating in its own right. If you stroll through...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Alex M
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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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Flyer305624
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Response from Cailey W | Reviewed this property |
Is your ticket the all-inclusive ticket? This ticket includes several local sites. If so, then yes it is, you can visit the Temple whilst at the Ancient Agora. However I believe this ticket costs 30 euros, not sure if this... More
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