"Temple of Athena Nike - Acropolis" Acropolis - Temple of Athena Nike Tip by Sharrie

  Temple of Athena Nike
by Sharrie
 
 

Athena, Nike, Victory. Remember the shoe brand Nike? Ok, just some trivia.

THE TEMPLE OF ATHENA NIKE is no trivia though. It was built back then to commemorate the AThenians' victories over the Persians! It's a shrine to the Goddess of Victory, Athena Nike. In 1686, the temple was destroyed by the Turks. This was then reconstructed in 1834-38. It almost collapsed in 1935 & the original temple was again reconstructed.

Directions: City center
Phone: +30 21 0321 0219
Website: http://www.theacropolismuseum.gr/el/content/o-naos-tis-athinas-nikis

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  • Written May 21, 2003
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