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Temple of Olympian Zeus

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Address: Leoforos Vasilissis Olgas | & Leoforos Amalias, Athens 105 57, Greece
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The Pillar Temple

While now only the platform and few pillars remain at these place, but the sheer scale of it amazes. The visit to Athens is incomplete if you have not been here.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Not much to see or appreciate here...just the thought that this is Zeus' temple. Unlike other sites where there are guides to read, you just walk around the remaining columns...and then exit. We went here because it is included in our multi-site ticket.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

While now only the platform and few pillars remain at these place, but the sheer scale of it amazes. The visit to Athens is incomplete if you have not been here.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have visited just on a day but the ecxperience was amazing.A must see and is better during spring .Do not miss this gor no reason

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in a hotel across the street from this amazing place. We visited early in the morning and it was great. We had the chance to really enjoyed it at our own pace, we took a lot of pictures. Even though there are some columns in the floor I found it to be very well preserved.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Who was zeus; visit this place to find out do not miss .There are more to know than history....amazing vibes ....

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

By a wonderful sunshine I visited the great termple of Zeus, first arriving to the Hadrian's Arch, which was very nice, but here the entrance was closed, the entrance was 200 m faraway from here; the site was on a very large green place, not many people visited the temple; I saw 16 most antique columns with a hight of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a feeling when you arrived there, which you can just live, it can't be spoken. It's a "must" in a lifetime.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are an history buff then it's left all up to your imagination to understand the grandeur of the place. Otherwise it's a place with few pillars and few toppled ones. I am an history buff and I absolutely loved the place.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a previous trip to Athens I had not visited the Temple of the Olympian Zeus. I had checked it out and decided on my next trip that I would visit the site. I am pleased that it was so close to the Plaka and well worth walking from the Art Gallery Hotel. I took many photos, one with the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The fallen pillars and its grand size is enough to let you know the grand lives the gods led long long ago.

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Perhaps the best place to get your bearings is Syntagma Square, crowned by the imposing Parliament building on its upper side and surrounded by other large structures, such as the exclusive Hotel Grande Bretagne. The grand avenues that lead towards Omonia are also full of massive Neoclassical edifices like the Numismatic Museum and those around smaller Platia Kolokotroni. Here you will find lots of travel agents, bookshops and fashion shops, especially on Ermou Street. Just south of Syntagma Square, you can take a breather in the lush National Gardens, which extend into the grounds of the Zappeio palace and beyond to the ancient Temple of Olympian Zeus.
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