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This temple is quite exceptional. The recovery of this building has accentuated its beauty and has allowed its preservation. It is right there when you enter the Acropole. The view of the city from up here is unlike anything you'll ever see.
The Temple of Athena Nike on the Acropolis is a great example of the restoration work being done on the ancient monuments. Care is taken to make sure it is historically accurate. Must check it out when visiting the Acropolis.
While on top of the Acropolis and next to the Parthenon stands the Temple of Athena Nike. A very impressive structure, but no comparison when being measured next to the Parthenon-no wonder it is merely in the shadows, but a must see while touring. Nothing...More
With construction going on, there was no access to this little temple. It can be easily missed because you walk by it to enter the main scene of the Acropolis. It is just nice to look at from a distance a learn about, but people...More
A unique place with a special kind of energy in the air. The history of this place and the fact that you can actually be so close to something that dates back thousands of years makes it such a memorable experience!
Nike Temple is not quite visible in Acropolis, especially on a busy day. It is located on a very right (while walking up), and may be easily missed. On-going reconstruction and limited access do not help, but it is still one of three main Acropolis'...More
We found out on the last day when we visited Cape Sounion that there were 3 temples for Athena in Athens set in a triangle. This one is the most well-preserved since the one at Cape Sounion is just a few stones on the ground....More
The present building was finished in 420 BC, after the fist one was demolished,as everything else, by the Persians in 480 BC. This temple, along with the oldest remaining buildings on the Acropolis, was commissioned by Pericles with the funds of the Delos league. The...More