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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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Reviewed 12 October 2015

This is a part of the Agora. We went there before visiting Acropolis. Amazing site, great pictures. Definitely worth going.

Thank Choo-choo-shoe
Reviewed 12 October 2015

This is the best preserved ancient temple in Athens. It sits on a hill surrounded by greenery and looks absolutely amazing.

1  Thank LorrainPoznan
Reviewed 11 October 2015

Everything I had read about and more. It and the Agora were wonderful. The Apostle Paul spent time here which made it more meaningful to me

Thank Lois6201
Reviewed 11 October 2015

This is a must see, partly because it is still in excellent condition. You can get up close for a really good look, and its location in the Ancient Agora is also fascinating.

Thank SpencerTed
Reviewed 10 October 2015

Of all the sites I saw, I enjoyed this one the most. It is the most complete temple without all the crowds. It is a short walk from the Acropolis, and monastiraki. A must see.

Thank Tootall70
Reviewed 9 October 2015 via mobile

Of all the ruins in Athens, this is one of the most impressive. It's an easy walk up the small hill to see this building when inside the ancient agora complex. The combination 4-day ticket you can buy at the Acropolis includes visiting this site....More

Thank Schmeminemone
Reviewed 8 October 2015

Every single site at the Acropolis was worth climbing to and through. I would highly recommend it to anyone.

Thank LagaLady
Reviewed 7 October 2015

One of the best kept temples of its kind, the visit to this temple is included in the general Acropolis ticket. For those reasons alone you should pay this monument a visit. There isn't a lot of information on display (but what is on display...More

1  Thank Tom C
Reviewed 6 October 2015 via mobile

Nice place and recommended to visit Some days are free entrance You may take beautiful photos there.

Thank Bassel M
Reviewed 6 October 2015

Very nice conservated small temple near the Ancient Agora. You should visit after the Acropolis because it's quite near.

Thank cristmbarros
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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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