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Temple of Hephaestus

24 Adrianou St. | Ancient Agora of Athens, Athens 105 55, Greece
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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
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Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Not as big as the other temples but being complete does give a great impression of what a full temple looks and feels like, I personally enjoyed this more than the larger but virtually fully ruined temple of Zeus

Thank Andrew R
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

A suprise from outside of the acropolis. You can get closer to temple than in acropolis and its in better shape than others.

Thank Roo P
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Finding the entrance to the Ancient Agora is a challenge, but well worth the effort. The Temple of Hephaestus is great to see. Amazed that it was not destroyed.

Thank Mary22112
Reviewed 26 October 2016

This is one of the most accessible historic ruins right in the shadow of the Acropolis. One of my favourite walks in Athens is from Thissio Metro Station around the base of the Acropolis through Monasteraki and on up to Plaka. There are many entry...More

Thank MHarding1111
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Here you enjoy history in every pillar and stone. Walk back in time and enjoy the feel of old forgotten worlds.

Thank Itchytwiggy
Reviewed 23 October 2016

An interesting and atmospheric site to walk around on a lovely sunny late afternoon with views towards the Acropolis.

Thank Flossyann
Reviewed 23 October 2016

The entire area is well worth the effort to visit. Try to include your visit on the same day that you visit the Acropolis and you won't have to pay a separate admission fee.

Thank El_Coche_3
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Wow. How amazing to walk in the foot steps of the ancient people who made this their home. Pictures do not do this site justice. You have to see it for yourselves. amazing carvings and stonework.

Thank Sonya B
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

The temple of Hephaestus is situated within the ancient agora, and is fantastically well preserved. It is very much worth a visit for anyone interested in Ancient Greece.

Thank Emma S
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

This Temple in the Ancient Agora is at the foot of Mount Olympus and The Parthenon. It comes as part of the ticket to tour The Ancient Agora - well worth the price of the ticket. It was one of my favorite mornings / afternoons...More

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Response from Cailey W | Reviewed this property |
Is your ticket the all-inclusive ticket? This ticket includes several local sites. If so, then yes it is, you can visit the Temple whilst at the Ancient Agora. However I believe this ticket costs 30 euros, not sure if this... More