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Review of Erechtheion

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Owner description: 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.
Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 21 June 2014

The contrast in architectural style of the Erechtheion compared to the Pathenon makes this very interesting.

Visited June 2014
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Bucharest, Romania
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“Old ruins”
Reviewed 21 June 2014

The ruins of an ancient temple.Not very much to see,only a few slender columns,some stone walls and probably the most famous part - the porch of the Caryatids.Still,somehow impressive.Ample restoration works in progress that affects the beauty of the site.Hundreds of tourists from all over the world.
Wonderful panoramic view of Athens from Acropolis.

Visited July 2013
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Chicago, Illinois
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“The best part of Akropolis!”
Reviewed 17 June 2014

i think it was the best part of Akropolis even better that parthenon!I fell in love with statues!they are very beautiful.it is near Parthenon and the ticket of Akropolis contains it.you can take great pictures beside this nice place.

Visited October 2013
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Escondido, California
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Reviewed 16 June 2014

Jewel of architecture with the side porch of the Porch of the Caryatids, Greek stone carvers deviated from the classic orders of architecture which were Doric and Ionic to create a whole new concept of statue columns. What a thrill to break free of tradition to find a new pathway in design!

Visited June 2014
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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“Ionic temple;viewing substantially limited.”
Reviewed 14 June 2014

Built some 2.65 thousand years ago,this for many people is the second major and must see, site on the Acropolis. With the 6 depicted "Carayatids", which are all reproductions, this is more of a temple than the nearby Parthenon.
Again the building is roped off to save it from the public, and to enable more restoration. It does make viewing substantially more limited.
It is another must see site.

Visited June 2014
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