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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.
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24 Adrianou St. | Ancient Agora of Athens, Athens 105 55, Greece
Monastiraki
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Reviewed today via mobile

Very cool temple! Not too crowded when we went mid morning on a weekday in sept. Lots of photo ops. Definitely the highlight of the agora.

Thank bethebel
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Do make time to visit the ancient Agora, in which this temple is situated. Entry is 6 euros, or included in the 5 day Athens pass. The level of accuracy with which it was constructed is outstanding, it's in such good condition, and you cam...More

Thank kellypop
Reviewed 2 days ago

This temple has been used for a variety of religious purposes an ancient temple and a church. With the entrance being reversed depending upon its use. A photogenic structure worth the walk to get to through the statues and gardens surrounding it.

Thank DTG59
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I wasn't aware of this place before going, it was on of the entrance passes that came with the Parthenon and am so glad I went. Beautiful building set in amazing grounds.

Thank SallyH1353
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you are in Athens you must visit this along with all the other sites. However try to do it in the morning as the day heats up. Take water and a hat

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We decided to hit one more historical site, and we are glad we did. You walk from the Acroplis to the Agora where this temple is located. Midway stop and have a drink then continue on! I think is the largest Agora in Athens and...More

Thank marioaustintexas
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There’s not much left standing. Some explanatory notices. You can see it from the street but of course a guide can tell you more.

Thank ChrisArmSinc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s in the Greek Agora. It’s iconic, as other archeological sites in Athens are. Amazing how well it’s reserved. Well explained about the place too. The view from the site is good too.

Thank Jisu P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This temple is in the Ancient Agora of Athens complex. This is well preserved/restored historical site. The grounds around it are well taken care of. This is worth the visit if you have time. Only 4 stars because while you can see the outside very...More

Thank Phil R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the highlights of ancient agora, this temple is a true example of magnificent Greek archaeology. Go early morning to beat the crowd and click some great images. Must visit. Tip, buy the combined acropolis ticket which will also include the entry to this...More

Thank Gautam S
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Monastiraki
Monastiraki is a souvenir-hunting enclave with a
difference. Apart from the dramatic backdrop of the
Acropolis, its network of alleys and pedestrianized
streets surround the remains of both the Greek and
Roman agoras, adding the quaint concept that this is
where the ancients also came to shop. Named after the
tiny monastery church at its center, Monastiraki
Square is a lively spot by day or night, with street
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Flyer305624
1 August 2016|
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Response from Sam L |
No. You should have bought the 30€ ticket which gives entry to six sites.
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