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The second largest temple on the Acropolis has a complex and unique structure, including its famous Porch of the Caraytis with statues of six graceful maidens on the south side and a four-pillared porch with six Ionic columns on the north side.
This temple is adjacent to the Parthenon and is well worth the visit. The temple featured the six columns of maidens as well as original iconic columns. Lots of photo opportunities on this wonderfully sunny December afternoon.
This place stands amidst the Acropolis as you walk to the footsteps....once you get up there, you have a spectacular view of the city of Athens. Almost next to Parthenon stands these beautiful statures and all the ancient history between the Greeks and Persians.
This building next to the Parthenon is said to have been built on the spot where Poseidon struck the ground with his trident to produce water and where Athena produced the olive tree. There is an olive tree next to the building. You can walk...More
On the Acropolis after passing the Propylaia, the Erechtheion and the lovely ladies, Caryatids are located on the left. This is the most religious temple on the Acropolis.
The olive tree in the spot of the original one is located on the same side as...More
This temple on the Acropolis is the finest in Athens, with the world famous Cariatyds serving as columns. As with the Parthenon, the marble freeze (entableture) is in the British Museum (along with one of the Caryatids), taken in the mid 19th century by a...More
A awesome experience even though it was raining during our visit. Take your time to wandfer around and see much of the restoration work, There are english information nb=boards which enable you to really get the feel of the place and what they are trying...More
Magnificent. The Erechtheion is an ancient temple built between 421 and 406 BC dedicated to Athena and Poseidon.
It is located in the Acropolis near the Parthenon. You have to climb to the top of the Acropolis to see it. You have to pay to...More