Temple of Hephaestus

Temple of Hephaestus

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Built of marble and inaugurated in 416-415 BC, this ancient Greek temple overlooks the Agora from the highest point atop Agoraios Kolonos hill. It is the best preserved ancient Greek temple in the world, surrounded by a single row of Doric columns, all still standing. The internal frieze and the front pieces depict the exploits of Theseus and Hercules.

Temple of Hephaestus, Athens, Greece

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If you want to see a Greek Temple this is the one to go to in Athens. Mostly complete although you cannot go inside.

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