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Temple of Olympian Zeus: Skip The Line

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Temple of Olympian Zeus: Skip The Line

Location: Athens Type: History

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  • Skip the line at one of the most important temples of ancient Athens, the Temple of Olympian Zeus
  • Admire the 16 remaining columns which have survived the millennia, and get a sense of what this immense structure looked like in its prime
  • Get some spectacular photos with the temple ruins and the nearby Acropolis as your backdrop
  • Description


    By the beard of Zeus! Here's a real treat for lovers of the classical world. Built to honor the king of Olympus and god of thunder, the Temple of Olympian Zeus stands in the grand pantheon of Athens' mind-blowing ancient wonders.

    Once a humongous temple home to one of the largest cult statues of antiquity, these ruins are a shadow of their former glory but remain an essential experience.

    Grab a ticket, and watch as it arrives like a lightning bolt onto your phone! ⚡

    Notes

    Wheelchair accessible
    The Archaeological Site of Olympieio is wheelchair accessible at its largest part through the main entrance,
    Vasilissis Olgas Av. (assistance by a companion is recommended)