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Erechtheion

Athens 10558, Greece
+30 21 0321 0219
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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.
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is the best of the top of the Acropolis. See more of these ladies close up in the Acropolis Museum. Hopefully the British Museum will return some pieces to Greece!

Thank LeslieC_10
Reviewed 5 days ago

Take your photograph of this iconic Greek sculptural image and move on. Most of the original ladies stand clean and proper and up real close in the Arcropolis Museum, which is worth a visit to put all this into perspective. Not that it is not...More

Thank differentname
Reviewed 6 days ago

One of several structures at the top of the Acropolis rock so you will see it when you go to the Acropolis. The statues of the women are nice and there are a couple of them in the museum too.

Thank Georgia-and-Sunshine
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So beautiful and still in great condition. A must see at the acropolis. You can walk round the whole area.

Thank Shelley B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved this building and the replica statues although I would have liked to get a little closer like you can with the other buildings. Beautiful structure though

Thank Denisef_dublin
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although not as famous as the Parthenon this temple is equally impressive especially the statues that carry the roof. You can walk around the entire temple and get some great shots from every angle. Careful, some of the rocks on the path ways are pretty...More

Thank radar60
Reviewed 1 week ago

The building is great to see and in a really good condition considering the age of the building. The only downside to this is the distance between the barrier and the Caryatids, which means you can't get a very close view. This is understandable as...More

Thank Rachael S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely a must see part of Athens. This is part of the Acropolis and can get very crowded and busy - make sure you have plenty of water in Summer.

Thank Sidney D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Looks very good after restoration. Can't get too close. Wouldn't recommend this for elderly people, the walk is up hill on uneven pavement and it's slippery.

Thank raysanc86 .
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Take your own bottled water up as you can't buy water up the top. This temple is good because it is restored so easy to photograph. Don't forget the olive tree at its side.

Thank Annette H
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