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Erechtheion

Athens 10558, Greece
+30 21 0321 4172
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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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“female figures” (20 reviews)
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Athens 10558, Greece
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"acropolis museum"
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"original statues"
in 36 reviews
"female figures"
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"british museum"
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"beautiful temple"
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"lord elgin"
in 27 reviews
"on display"
in 16 reviews
"take your time"
in 11 reviews
"porch"
in 114 reviews
"maiden"
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"athena"
in 91 reviews
"structure"
in 118 reviews
"copies"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This structure is up on the Acropolis with the Parthenon and is all part of the wonder of the place.

Thank Jane B
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The Erechtheion is an ancient Greek temple on the north side of the Acropolis of Athens in Greece which was dedicated to both Athena and Poseidon.

Thank james470
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The maiden sculptures as columns, I mean, have you seen that any where else? Most tourists to the Acropolis don't pay much attention to this one, there are so many edifices and ruins and vistas up there, and so little time, so it's understandable. So...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although the Parthenon is the largest and most famous of the temples on the Acropolis, the Erectheion is probably the most significant in terms of Athenian religion and foundation myths of the polis. It has the famous caryatids (although the originals are now in the...More

Thank Matthew C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unforgettable views! Master peace of design! I loved it. Will be hard to not to remember this building! Will go to museum see the real ladies:) also the one lonely one which is in UK BMuseum. Sad this things are allover .

Thank joo31
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This for me was the highlight of my Acropolis visit.I had waited 61 years to see this fabulous structure.It was so worth the wait.

Thank Sue S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located inside the Acropolis premises, Erechtheion stuns you by the look of it. Even though the caryatids are now resting in the Museum n you can't approach the building more than 10 metres, it is still of the best spots to take a look at...More

Thank Alex P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The chance to see five ravishing ladies in togas ruined? An unforgettable Erechtheion at the top of the Acropolis. ;-)

Thank doug88888
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No need to plan a separate stop - this is one of the sites at the Acropolis. Walk completely around the structure

Thank Kirk S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The site is wonderful and great to see up close in the Museum of the Acropolis. Don't miss it. You really get the scope of the size of the "ladies" and the intricate detail that went into forming them.

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