Temple Of Athena NikeCurrently Closed
- Address: Acropolis, Dionysiou Areopagitou, Athina 105 58, Greece, Athens
- Timings: 08:00 am - 08:00 pm Details
- Phone: +3021-03214172
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
- Tags: Monument, Family And Kids
Temple of Athena Nike is in many ways the amalgamation of two different phases of history. The building stands for victory and was built for Athena in her victorious manifestation. A beautiful ode to her in white marble, the temple has well-preserved columns that render it an astonishing grace. It is hard to imagine that the monument was built so long ago.
The temple isn’t the original one that stood here. The Persians had destroyed many of the temples during their invasion of Athens. This is the rebuilt version of the one that was destroyed. It has also recently undergone Anastylosis which means it was reconstructed slightly by using the fallen stones from the original. The gorgeous marble building is certainly one of the must-see attractions on Acropolis Rock.
The Temple of Athena Nike is a temple in the Acropolis of Athens and was named after the Greek goddess Athena Nike. The temple was built around 420BC and is one of the earliest temples in Athens. This temple was designed by the architect Kallikrates and is 11 metres tall featuring monolithic columns. In 1930s, the temple was dismantled to address structural issues and it was in 1998, that the reconstruction began. The Temple of Athena Nike is today one of the most visited attractions in Athens. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Athens itinerary 1 day.
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Excellent historical place to visit. The Temple of Athena Nike is the temple on the Acropolis of Athens dedicated to the goddess Athena Nike. It was built around 420 BC. This temple is the earliest fully ionic temple on the Acropolis. It has a prominent position on a steep bastion at the south west corner of the Acropolis to the right of the entrance.
Located at thé entrance of the archeological site of Acropolis. Thé Temple is well kept and preserved with special structure and columns . (4 columns on front- and back side) It dates from around 420 BC and was built during thé period called : Thé peace of Nicias. This was thé (50 years) lasting peace treaty between Athens and Sparta Nicias was thé leading Greek general and thé treaty was called after him.
The Temple of Athena Nike (Nike means Victory in Greek) is on the right when your approaching the entrance (Propylaea) to the Acropolis. It's a stunning sight to see and sets the tone for the wonders to come once your inside.... Enjoy :)
Hard to catch a good view. Wonderfully elegant.
It's the damned temple of Athena, why do you need to see reviews? The view and ruins are beautiful and worth seeing!