About Temple of Hephaestus
The Temple of Hephaestus is an imposing ancient Greek temple in the Athenian Agora and site of worship of the Greek deity of fire, blacksmiths and sculpture.
Built in the fifth century BC, the Temple of Hephaestus was later incorporated into the Church of Agios Georgios, this accounting for its excellent state of preservation. This site also features as one of our Top 10 tourist attractions in Greece.
The Acropolis is one of the most recognisable historic sites in the world and remains an inspirational monument to the achievements of Ancient Greek civilisation.
The Parthenon is probably the most famous surviving site from Ancient Greece and is a monument to Classical Greek civilisation.
The Ancient Agora of Athens was a market, a meeting place and the social, political and commercial hub of the ancient city.
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