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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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  • Lovely site atop the acropolis. Love the statues and different look it has compared to the Parthenon.  more »
  • This is a OBLIGATORY stop for anyone visiting Athens and Greece in general. The place is nice, although in the summer months there are a lot of people, but being spacious is not a big problem. I recommend this place and go after the Acropolis museum, go together in my opinion.
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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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