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Temple of Hephaestus

The best preserved ancient temple in Greece
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Highlights

  • A temple dedicated to the Greek god of weaponsmithing and industry (fire, metalworking, sculpture, etc)
  • Largely unchanged since it was first built, 2.5 millennia ago
  • Tickets to the Ancient Agora will allow you to see the temple
Largely unchanged since it was built back in 450 BC, the Temple of Hephaestus is a stunning site to visit. 

Located in the Ancient Agora of Athens, the temple was originally dedicated to Hephaestus, the Greek god of smithing. Today, it’s a fantastic historical example of a Doric peripteral temple (i.e. surrounded by a portico with columns) and remains largely intact.
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Access

Take Metro Line 1 (Green Line) to the Thissio Station.

Address

Athens 105 55, Greece

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Hours

  • Sunday 8:30AM-2:30PM
  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday 8:30AM-2:30PM
  • Wednesday 8:30AM-2:30PM
  • Thursday 8:30AM-2:30PM
  • Friday 8:30AM-2:30PM
  • Saturday 8:30AM-2:30PM

Website

http://odysseus.culture.gr/h/2/eh251.jsp?obj_id=6621#_=_

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