Stoa of Attalos
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The Stoa of Attalos was a meeting place, promenade and commercial center for the Athenians of the time.Today, the Stoa functions as a museum, which exhibits the findings from the excavations of the Ancient Agora site. have a direct bearing on the functioning of the Athens Democratic Republic, since…
A two-floor building, donated by the king of Pergamum Attalus to the city of Athens. It is thought to have been a kind of ancient commercial centre. Get an idea of everyday life in ancient Athens!
The Stoa of Attalos (also spelled Attalus) was a stoa (covered walkway or portico) in the Agora of Athens, Greece. It was built by and named after King Attalos II of Pergamon, who ruled between 159 BC and 138 BC. The current building was reconstructed in 1952–1956 by American architects along…
The Stoa of Attalos (or Attalus), a two-floor building, is one of the most impressive buildings in the Athenian Agora. It was built by, and named after, King Attalos II of Pergamon, who ruled between 159 BC and 138 BC.
These ancient ruins were restored in the early 20th century and now house a collection of ancient Greek sculpture.
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“Map of temple of hephaestus DescriptionThe Temple of Hephaestus or Hephaisteion or earlier as the Theseion, is a well-preserved Greek temple; it remains standing largely as built. It is a Doric peripteral temple, and is located at the north-west side of the Agora of Athens, on top of the Agoraios Kolonos hill.”
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“The Roman Agora is located between Pelopida, Mark Aurelius, Polygentos, Dioskouras and Epaminondas streets and is half saved”
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“This area is magical... The old streets of Plaka, little coffee shops and tavernas as well as The Ancient Agora nearby. Beautiful.”
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“The best indian food in town.Dont forget to order chicken butter masala and chicken tikka masala.Tasty dishes with amazing atmosphere.You can go by metro line 3 (Doukissis Plakentias-Aghia Marina)and stop to Monastiraki station (the center of Athens in front of Acropolis )and walk only 3 minutes.”
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