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Temple of Olympian Zeus

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Acropolis Museum

Temple of Olympian Zeus and Acropolis Museum are both endorsed by professional reviewers. Overall, Acropolis Museum is preferred by most professionals compared to Temple of Olympian Zeus. Acropolis Museum comes in at #2 in Athens with positive reviews from 8 sources like Michelin Guide, Frommer's and Travel + Leisure.

Temple of Olympian Zeus and Acropolis Museum are both endorsed by professional reviewers. Overall, Acropolis Museum is preferred by most professionals compared to Temple of Olympian Zeus. Acropolis Museum comes in at #2 in Athens with positive reviews from 8 sources like Michelin Guide, Frommer's and Travel + Leisure.

tripexpert score
87
#7 in Athens
location

At Leoforos Vas. Olgas and Amalias and easily seen from the street, Athens, Greece

endorsements
  • 6 endorsements
  • 55

    Afar Magazine

    Those pillars are impressive, and they give you a great idea of just how colossus this temple once was. Full Review →

  • 6

    Fodor's

    This gigantic temple was completed in AD 132 by Hadrian, who also commissioned a huge gold-and-ivory statue of Zeus for the inner chamber. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 33

    The Olympieion, also known as the Kolonnes (Columns), was one of the largest temples in the ancient world. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

    You can’t miss this striking marvel, smack in the centre of Athens. Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 54

    The temple was only completed in 132 A.D., under Emperor Hadrian, who erected a huge statue to Zeus. Full Review →

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97
#2 in Athens

Dionysiou Areopagitou 15, Makrigianni District, Athens 11742, Greece

  • 8 endorsements
  • 55

    Afar Magazine

    One of my most wondrous experiences was a year or two ago at the Acropolis Museum, which is devoted to archaeology. Full Review →

  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    The Acropolis Museum nods to the fabled ancient hill above it but speaks... in a contemporary architectural language. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 34

    Designed by Bernard Tschumi (and Michalis Fotiadis), the 21,000-sq.-m (226,000-sq.-ft.) glass-and-concrete museum is stunning. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

    The imposing modernist building brings together the surviving treasures... including items formerly held in other museums or storage, as well as pieces returned from foreign museums. Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 55

    After entering this place, how will you leave it? Full Review →

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