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Temple of Hephaestus
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Private Tour: Ancient Agora of Athens Walking Tour
Ranked #11 of 341 things to do in Athens
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Owner description: 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.
Reviewed 8 January 2012

Truthfully, you get a better impression of it gazing at it from a distance (eg. from up by the Parthenon), up close you notice its imperfections. Still, it's lovely, and in a great position, lending grandeur and atmosphere to the Agora.

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Reviewed 28 December 2011

There isn't really anything to do here, other than gape at the wonder of the Ancient Greeks' ingenuity. Holy cow is this temple well preserved and absolutely breathtaking. It is a must see when in Athens.

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Reviewed 28 December 2011

A beautiful, perfectly preserved, Temple dedicated to Hephaestus, hasband of Afrodite godess of Love.Its right after Monastiraki on your way to Parthenon. Not to be missed.

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Reviewed 10 December 2011

Can get nice and close. Visible from the Acropolis. Highlight of the agora.

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Reviewed 4 December 2011

so well preserved, this temple gives a real idea of what one looked like back in the day

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