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Temple of Hephaestus
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Ancient Athens Running Tour 10k
Ranked #5 of 350 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.
Houston, Texas
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“well preserved”
Reviewed 12 October 2013

It has lasted as well as it has because it was made into a church for many years. Best preserved structure from its time period. Can still see many friezes inside

Visited September 2013
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“Excellent”
Reviewed 9 October 2013

I really enjoyed this Temple. It is well preserved and in a imposing position. Take the time to climb up the hill to see this.

Visited October 2013
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“One of the best preserved ancient temples out there”
Reviewed 9 October 2013

Be sure to visit Ancient Agora just for that temple. Very nicely preserved, gives great impression of what ancient Greek temples looked like.the only wish is that they would allow people in, but even on the ourside it's impressive.

Visited September 2013
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“Not a ruin”
Reviewed 9 October 2013

This is not a ruin, rather a fully intact ancient temple. All the walls, ceilings etc are still in place and it's really super cool. So happy I made it out there to see, I would certainly recommend.

Visited October 2013
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“Not the most well known but a must see attraction of Athens”
Reviewed 3 October 2013

This temple is located in the Agora and if you pay 12 euro for the multi site ticket of Athens this location is included in the ticket. When you are at the top of the Acropolis you see this temple and wonder what it is. Take the time to go down and see it. The site is huge and because so few people were there the day I went it seemed like I was walking in the steps of Greeks from 600 BC and not the steps of the tourist in front of me. Right now is a great time to visit all the sights of Greece because unfortunately people are staying away because of the politics of the country don't let this stop you from going. However this made my trip seem a little more special because all of the attractions had so few people there you felt as if you had the site to yourself.

Visited October 2013
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