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Stoa of Eumenes in the Acropolis of Athens

The Stoa of Eumenes is placed between the Theatre of Dionysos and the Odeion of Herodes Atticus, aling the Peripatos (the ancient road around the Acropolis). The king of Pergamon, Eumenes II, donated this Stoa to the Athenian city, during

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Theater of Dionysos – The Stage Building (Acropolis of Athens)

Of the three sections of the ancient theater (orchestra, cavea and stage building), the stage building is most closely connected with the evolution of theatrical creation. During the approximately thousand years that the theater of Dionysos in the Acropolis of

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The Chalkotheke in the Acropolis of Athens

Attached to the east side of the sanctuary of Artemis Brauronia, in the Acropolis of Athens, lies the foundation of the Chalkotheke, a large rectangular building (43X 20 m) with a Doric portico along the facade which was erected soon

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The sanctuary of Artemis Brauronia in the Acropolis of Athens

After passing through the Propylaia, the sanctuary of Artemis Brauronia, the so-called Brauronion, lies to the right of the processional way of the Acropolis. It was associated with the earky santuary of Artemis in Brauron, a coastal town in eastern

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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 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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