We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers: Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The second largest temple on the Acropolis has a complex and unique structure, including its famous Porch of the Caraytis with statues of six graceful maidens on the south side and a four-pillared porch with six Ionic columns on the north side.
My favourite. And perhaps the first and oldest site on the Acropolis. The Porch of the Caryatids never fails to impress even though we know that the present girls are copies. It is a shame that the back ground is spoiled by screens
This distinctive temple has not lost its appeal, despite the removal of the caryatids to the Acropolis Museum and their replacement with copies. The only sad thing was that they have filled in the area surrounded by the caryatids so you no longer have the...More
While the Pantheon gets all the fame, the Erechtheion which stands only 20 yards away, wins the award for coolest pillars. The Athenian statues are definitely worth stopping to take a closer look. This ruin also was under restoration during our visit.
I liked this temple, although smaller than the Parthenon, because the "porch" has a roof with caryatids (women) instead of columns. It has been partially restored so some of the walls and columns are back in place.
All other reviewers stated this is part of Acropolis complex. This building and Parthenon are the staples, Although the statues are replicas it does not take away from the experience and gives you another reason to visit the New Acropolis Museum where they are located.
Part of the Acropolis Complex, this site seems a bit better preserved than some of the other buildings there. The columns are quite impressive and a testament to Greek architecture. Site seeing does not get too much better than this MUST SEE Place. Do not...More