Hephaestus – Legendary Temple for god of metal

Temple of Hephaestus

 

Temple of Hephaestus is the most well preserved Greek temple which its condition has least amount of damage compared to other temples. The columns at temple of Hephaestus remain Sturdy and so beautiful and even the roof has weathered the odds and stayed strong for years.

Temple of Hephaestus located at the north side of the Ancient Market of Athens, on top of the hill Kolonos Agoraios. The temple measures 14 meters on its north-south side and 32 meters on its east west side. Temple of Hephaestus features amazing decorations of Greek mythology. On the outside, the temple has Several pomegranates, myrtle and laurel trees.

Temple of Hephaestus at first dedicated to Hephaestus, god of metal. Lately, the temple was turned into a Christian church in 700AD and dedicated to Saint George. It Remained so until the last Divine Liturgy was conducted by Bishop Tlantiu Neofitos in late 1830 in the presence of many Athenians.

Map to Temple of Hephaestus

Pictures of Temple of Hephaestus

Temple of Hephaestus on the Athens Hill

Temple of Hephaestus on the Athens Hill (wikipedia.org)

 

Temple of Hephaestus Stand Firm until Now

Temple of Hephaestus Stand Firm until Now (wikipedia.org)

 

Wall of Temple of Hephaestus

Wall of Temple of Hephaestus (orig05.deviantart.net)

 

Temple of Hephaestus Aerial View

Temple of Hephaestus Aerial View (wikipedia.org)

 

Temple of Hephaestus Remain Tough for Years

Temple of Hephaestus Remain Tough for Years (wikipedia.org)

 

Temple of Hephaestus

Temple of Hephaestus (wikipedia.org)

Illustration about Hephaestus - god of metal

Illustration about Hephaestus – god of metal (wikia.nocookie.net)

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