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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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Athens Half-Day Sightseeing Tour
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Full-Day Tour of Athens, Acropolis and Cape Sounion with Lunch
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Private Tour: Half day Athens Sightseeing and Acropolis Museum

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Zeus

I always thought Zeus lived above everything, turned out it's not true haha, it's a nice place worth to visit but I only recommend it if you bought the full ticket with the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Favourite sight in Athens! Wonderfully quiet and such an amazing place. It's worth a visit! €3 a visit

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was here recently to meet a foreign friend who was staying at a hotel right across the Columns of Olympian Zeus so we dropped by to show her a bit around. Right behind the Arch of Hadrian, a spot where one can see the ruins of the Temple which can be seen from this spot totally free but coming... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

When you see the Temple of Zeus in person you realise how big it actually was. It is massive and amazing that they built something of this nature. Some great photo opportunities here as well.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place is beautiful and makes you appreciate the Greek accuracy and historic times and how much they were advanced to their time. It's a nice walk from the city - go there :)

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Prescott, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This site is easy to access and wonderful to look at. It was across the street from our hotel and we were lucky enough to get to look at it every night. Getting to walk through it was even better.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Not very far from the Acropolis and the Acropolis museum. Easy walk, very peaceful place, you forget you are in the middle of the city. We enjoyed our time here.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stepped int o the Temple of Zeus, when we were walking to the National gardens. Before arrival, we have read some not really encouraging opinions about the ruins, but I stronlgy disagree. This place is worth seeing. Although not much is well preserved, from what you can see you can easily judge the original magnitude of the place. And... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

So have to admit that we loved looking at the column that fell. It made us realize how difficult it was to build and how amazing it is. A beautiful temple -- part of the combination ticket with the Acropolis.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I always thought Zeus lived above everything, turned out it's not true haha, it's a nice place worth to visit but I only recommend it if you bought the full ticket with the acropolis otherwise it's like 7 euros and not much to see to be honest.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We could see the columns from the balcony of the Hotel Amalia and we took a walk over. The columns are Huge and very impressive.

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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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