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Temple of Olympian Zeus

The Temple of Olympian Zeus (or Olympieio) has been a ruin almost since it was built. The Athenian rulers who began its construction in the 6th century BC set out to build the greatest temple in the world, but it was not actually finished until ... 

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Athens

May 2011

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Temple of Zeus, Athens, Greece

Athens

May 2011

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Temple of Olympian Zeus

Temple of Zeus

August 2009

Olivia Z
Austria

The temple is known as the Olympieion and was dedicated to Zeus, king of the Olympian gods.

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Athens Half-Day Sightseeing Tour

View from the Acropolis

August 2013

Seen in this view from the Acropolis are the Panathenian Stadium, Hadrian's Arch, and the ruins of the Temple of Olympian Zeus.

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Athens Half-Day Sightseeing Tour

Roman Temple of Olympian Zeus

August 2013

Roman Temple of Olympian Zeus

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Athens Half-Day Sightseeing Tour

Temple of Zeus

July 2013

Barrie M
Australia

Enjoying the magnificent columns that remain in the area that is opposite one of the stops and from this point you can look up at the Acropolis.

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Athens Hop-on Hop-off Tour

City view from top of Acropolis

September 2012

Picture taken from the front gate of the acropolis. The guide is giving a narration about the Athena Nike temple.

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Athens Half-Day Sightseeing Tour

Parthenon

June 2011

Temple was built as a tribute to the goddess Athena

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Athens Half-Day Sightseeing Tour

Athens 2

March 2010

Temple of Zeus column

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Athens Half-Day Sightseeing Tour

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