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“The most well preserved temple of Greece.”

Temple of Hephaestus
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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 31 August 2014 via mobile

The temple of Hephaestus is a small very beautiful temple. It inside the Ancient Greek agora.
The Ancient Greek agora has three entrances. For the temple of Hephaestus select the west entrance from the Apostolou Pavlou street you will enter the monument directly avoiding the stairs.

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Reviewed 30 August 2014

This temple is in magnificent shape and had very few visitors even on a high season July afternoon. A must see.

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Reviewed 30 August 2014 via mobile

The best preserved greek temple in Athens. Go see it in the evening, before sunset, the way the sun is lightning on it is fabulous.
To reach there: If you are at Acropolis, at the exit turn right and continue allong the alley until you will see on the left side the entrance to Agora. Get down the steps, pass through Agora and then enter in the second site and on your left side you will see the temple.
By metro go to monastiraky station and when you exit go right to the Library of Hadrian. Just across the entrance to the Library there is a street with alot of tavernas. Walk allong that street havving the Library in your back for about 3-4 minutes and you will see on your left side a small bridge over the metro lines and the entrance to Agora and the Temple will be on your right side.
Enjoy!

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Reviewed 30 August 2014

Contrary to the Parthenon the temple of Hephaestus is a much simpler structure. It is very dirty and the authorities have to do something about it. Also the nest against the bird makes it very ugly.

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Reviewed 29 August 2014

Beautiful, well preserved Greek temple at the edge of the old Agora. It seems to have survived because it was transformed into a Christian Church. It is worth the walk to the ancient Greek Agora, from the Attalos Stoa up the hill.

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