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Ancient Agora

June 24th 2011
Today was our last full day in Athens. We visited the Ancient Agora below the Acropolis first. We saw this ancient marketplace and then made our way up to the Temple of Hephaestus. This temple was a practice run for the Greeks to make sure they could build the Parthenon correctly. You’ll see the similarities between these two buildings. Then we made our way into the museum which was inside the ... read more
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