Athens - architecture

markerA Acropolis of Athens The Acropolis of Athens or Citadel of Athens is the best known acropolis in the world. Although there are many other acropoleis in Greece, the significance of the Acropolis of Athens is such that it is commonly known as The Acropolis without qualification. The Acropolis was formally proclaimed as th... Acropolis of Athens - photo
markerB Parthenon The Parthenon ( Greek: Παρθενών ) is a temple on the Athenian Acropolis, Greece, dedicated to the Greek goddess Athena, whom the people of Athens considered their virgin patron. Its construction began in 447 BC when the Athenian Empire was at the height of its power. It was completed in 438 BC, alth... Parthenon - photo
markerC Propylaea A Propylaea, Propylea or Propylaia (Προπύλαια) is any monumental gateway based on the original Propylaea that serves as the entrance to the Acropolis in Athens. The word propylaea ( propylaeum is the Latin version) is the union of the prefix pro (before or in front of) plus the plural of the Greek p... Propylaea - photo
markerD Temple of Hephaestus The Temple of Hephaestus, also known as the Hephaisteion or earlier as the Theseion, is the best-preserved ancient Greek temple; it remains standing largely as built. It is a Doric peripteral temple, and is located at the north-west side of the Agora of Athens, on top of the Agoraios Kolonos hill. F... Temple of Hephaestus - photo
markerE Temple of Olympian Zeus in Athens The Temple of Olympian Zeus (Ναὸς τοῦ Ὀλυμπίου Διός), also known as the Olympieion or Columns of the Olympian Zeus, is a colossal ruined temple in the centre of the Greek capital Athens that was dedicated to Zeus, king of the Olympian gods. Construction began in the 6th century BC during the rule of... Temple of Olympian Zeus in Athens - photo

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Name Athens
Region Attica
Country Greece (GR)
Population 655,780 inhabitants

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