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Erechtheion, Athens

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Across from the Parthenon, Erechtheion has gained acclaim for its south porch, which is supported by female figures in place of traditional columns. These six figures, called caryatids, play the same architectural role as columns and were built from marble. The caryatids are exact replicas of the originals, which are on display in a protected environment in the Acropolis Museum. The temple was built between 420 and 406 BCE, and the complex was designed to protect its several sacred shrines. Using our world travel planner, Athens attractions like Erechtheion can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • This is another temple up on the Acropolis. It is very impressive with the statues and columns on the front. It shows how well constructed their structures were, that they are still standing today.  more »
  • This is one of the main temple complexes on the Acropolis. It is a smaller temple dedicated to both Athena and Poseidon. It is generally better preserved with most of the features It is such a beauty ...  more »
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  • great monument to go see while you are walking around the Acropolis
  • A wonderful ancient historical monument.
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