Temple Of Poseidon

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  • Address: Cape Sounio, Sounio 195 00, Greece
  • Timings: 08:00 am - 07:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +30-2292039363

Dating back to 440 BC, Temple of Poseidon is a primary attraction in Sounio. The structure that stands before you give you an idea of the Greek Hexastyle temple. Although in ruins, the structure is a piece of historical importance, considered to be an important landmark. A guided tour of the place will give you information about this ancient masterpiece in Greece. The information boards here let you know about its history. Besides, you are treated to panoramic vistas that are a real treat to view. One must not miss the breath-taking sunset at this place. Temple of Poseidon deserves a visit when you are in the neighborhood.

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  • Temple Of Poseidon Address: Cape Sounio, Sounio 195 00, Greece
  • Temple Of Poseidon Contact Number: +30-2292039363
  • Temple Of Poseidon Timing: 08:00 am - 07:00 pm
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  • Seaside view is amazing, especially with the vast ocean. Definitely, recommend wathing the sunset there before catching the last bus to head back to Athens. Explore the entire park as there is a great aerial view of a nearby beach and port. Free entry for students who display a valid EU student ID card, includes foreign students studying in EU. Bus from Athens to Sounio (€7) and from Sounio to Athens (€5.50). Payment is done while in the bus as it drives along the coast with an amazing view. The bus ride duration varies (depending on traffic) from 1h20min to 2h10min.

  • It was very nice, the view is fantastic. There are some explanations about the history of the area around the archeological site. At the same time, I feel that 8 euros as entrance fee is a bit too much. The temple becomes quite busy with tourists around sunset which is good to know if you're looking for a romantic evening.

  • It's a beautiful site. I don't think I'd spend the day driving down to see it unless you wanted to stop along the way at some of the fantastic beaches. Great gift shop and Cafe once you get there.

  • Beautiful temple that is best appreciated during sunset. During afternoon the temple location can become quite hot so bring water and protection against the sun. The views of the ocean and surrounding areas are breathtaking too, however the temple area is small and all can be seen in just 20 to 30 minutes. If you are visiting, I strongly suggest you pick a day of clear weather and visit during sunset, a beautiful sunset makes all the difference.

  • The drive there from Athens is beautiful. 1 1/2 hr drive by coach. Views are fabulous. Has a restaurant/cafeteria there. Not as crowded as the Parthenon.

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