Thision (Temple of Hephaistos), Athens

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  • Thision from Acropolis /2007 by mitnic
    Thision from Acropolis /2007 by mitnic
    by MITNIC
  • Thision /2002 by mitnic
    Thision /2002 by mitnic
    by MITNIC
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    Temple of Hephaestus
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    TEMPLE OF HEPHAESTUS

    by LoriPori Written Jul 5, 2007

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    Temple of Hephaestus
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    Favorite thing: The best preserved ancient Greek temple in the world, the Doric TEMPLE OF HEPHAESTUS circa 449 B.C. is located in central Athens in the ancient Agora section of the city. It is far less known than the Parthenon, but unlike the Parthenon, the Temple of Hephaestus has all its columns and pediments intact and even has most of its original roof.
    Hephaestus was the son of Zeus and Hora.
    The temple which is sometimes called the Theseion, gets much less tourist traffic than the Parthenon and is a pleasant green area in the heart of Athens.

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    THISION

    by MITNIC Updated May 3, 2007

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    Thision /2002 by mitnic
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    Favorite thing: Tample of Hephaistos is one in the most good condition of all the temples of Ancient times! It is in the acient Agora space.

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    Reminders of the ancient times

    by Nobbe Written Feb 25, 2003

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    Theseion - Hefaisteion

    Favorite thing: Everywhere you go, you will be reminded about the ancient times. Tempels, ruins, you will find it everywhere!

    Fondest memory: Here the temple of Theseion - Hefaisteion

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