The Acropolis Museum in Athens

APTOPIX Greece Acropolis Museum

The Parthenon in Athens was built about 447-438 BC to house a colossal statue of the goddess Athena.  The temple was the crowning glory of a great programme of architectural renewal masterminded by Pericles, who was then leader of the Athenian democracy and it is still considered one of the most impressive buildings in the world.

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5 responses to “The Acropolis Museum in Athens

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