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National Archaeological Museum

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Temple of Olympian Zeus

Both National Archaeological Museum and Temple of Olympian Zeus are rated very highly by expert writers. On balance, National Archaeological Museum scores significantly higher than Temple of Olympian Zeus. National Archaeological Museum comes in at 97 with recommendations from 9 sources including Michelin Guide, Frommer's and Travel + Leisure.

Both National Archaeological Museum and Temple of Olympian Zeus are rated very highly by expert writers. On balance, National Archaeological Museum scores significantly higher than Temple of Olympian Zeus. National Archaeological Museum comes in at 97 with recommendations from 9 sources including Michelin Guide, Frommer's and Travel + Leisure.

tripexpert score
97
#1 in Athens
location

Patission 44, Athens 10682, Greece

endorsements
  • 9 endorsements
  • 55

    Afar Magazine

    If you're traveling to Athens because you're interested in the ancient sites, this is a must see place. Full Review →

  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    Artistic highlights from every period of its ancient civilization, from Neolithic to Roman times, make this a treasure trove beyond compare. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 34

    Most people head straight into the Mycenaean gallery, with its stunning gold masks, cups, dishes, and jewelry unearthed from the site of Mycenae by Heinrich Schliemann in 1876. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

    One of the world’s most important museums, the National Archaeological Museum houses the world's finest collection of Greek antiquities. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet

    Lavrio's small archaeological museum holds finds from the area, some dating to 5000 BC. Full Review →

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87
#7 in Athens

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

  • 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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