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The temple of Rome and Augustus in the Acropolis of Athens

East of the Parhenon lay the foundations of a small building attributed by the first excavators of the Acropolis to the Temple of Rome and the Roman Emperor Octavian Augustus. The association of the foundations with the temple stems from

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The Erechtheion of the Acropolis of Athens

This elegant building of the lonic order is called, according later literary sources, Erechtheion from the name of Erechtheus, the mythical king of Athens. The construction started before the outbreak of the Peloponnesian War (431 B.C.) or after the conclusion

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Parthenon opisthonaos

The restoration of the Parthenon opisthonaos (back side temple) was completed in June 2004. The project provided for the restoration of the architectural members of the entablature, which has been dismantled, and for conservation and restoration in situ of members

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The Parthenon of the Acropolis of Athens

The Parthenon was a temple dedicated to Athena Parthenos (Virgin). It is built in the Doric order and made of white Pentelic marble with a width of 30.86 m., a length of 69.51 m. and a height of 15 m.

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Visiting the Acropolis of Athens

Visitors can visit the Acropolis of Athens everyday from 08.00-17.00 (last admission 16.30) except from holidays. ~ List of Holidays: 1 January: closed 6 January: 08.00-15.00 Shrove Monday: 08.00-15.00 25 March: closed Good Friday: closed until 12:00 Holy Saturday: 08.00-15.00 1 May: closed Easter Sunday: closed Easter Monday: 08.00-15.00

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