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Temple of Olympian Zeus

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Georgios
Georgios
November 01, 2019
The Temple of Olympian Zeus also known as the Olympieion or Columns of the Olympian Zeus, is a former colossal temple at the center of the Greek capital Athens. It was dedicated to "Olympian" Zeus, a name originating from his position as head of the Olympian gods. Construction began in the 6th…
Alkistis
Alkistis
October 09, 2019
1000 metres from the flat one can visit the temple of Olympian Zeus, a former colossal temple at the centre of Athens. It is also known as the Columns of Olympian Zeus and it is built 500 metres south-east of the Acropolis. During the Roman period the temple -that included 104 colossal columns- was…
Alexandros
Alexandros
September 07, 2019
The Temple of Olympian Zeus, also known as the Olympieion or Columns of the Olympian Zeus, is a former colossal temple at the center of the Greek capital Athens. It was dedicated to "Olympian" Zeus, a name originating from his position as head of the Olympian gods. 
Kostas
Kostas
August 14, 2019
The Temple of Olympian Zeus is a colossal ruined temple in the center of Athens dedicated to Zeus, king of the Olympian gods. Its construction dates back to the 6th century BC during the rule of the Athenian tyrants, who envisaged building the greatest temple in the ancient world. However, it was…
Vasiliki
Vasiliki
August 06, 2019
Also known as the Olympieion, is a former colossal temple approximately 500m south-east of the Acropolis. It was constructed by the tyrant Peisistratus around 550 BC.

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Location
Athens, 105 57