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Address: Athens, Greece
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This building played an important role in the political and cultural life...

This building played an important role in the political and cultural life of ancient Athens, where it served as both a temple and the state archives.

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just the old foundation ruins remain. still, nice to see such an old piece of history. Located in the Old Ancient Agora

Reviewed 21 July 2016
Columbia, South Carolina
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Reviewed 21 July 2016

just the old foundation ruins remain. still, nice to see such an old piece of history. Located in the Old Ancient Agora

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Durham, Canada
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Reviewed 16 May 2016

Included in your ticket of sites these ruins are not as busy as the others they are peaceful. So many temples to see but temple of the mother of gods you cant miss.

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Reviewed 28 March 2016

The Metroon, was originally a four room building that housed and catalogued, public records including legal and financial. There is only a small amount of remnants and base outlines that are left, but there are plaques that summarise the history of this building. It is one of the many, interesting sites within the Ancient Agora. We already had a multi... More 

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Reviewed 30 September 2015

We went a a rainy day which drove all the tourists away, it was so peaceful, just walking around taking it all in.

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Reviewed 7 March 2015

Remains of this Temple can be seen on Ancient Agora of Athens, near the building of Bouleterion. Building was built appr. 450 BC, and combined function of Temple to goddess Meter and State Archive for different records, weights and measures. The gold and ivory seated statue of goddess stood in the first room of the Temple in times of Pausanias,... More 

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