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The Temple of Olympian Zeus (Greek: Ναὸς τοῦ Ὀλυμπίου Διός, Naos tou Olympiou Dios), also known as the Olympieion or Columns of the Olympian Zeus, is a colossal ruined temple in the centre of the Greek capital Athens that was dedicated to Zeus, king of the Olympian gods. Construction began in the 6th century BC during the rule of the Athenian tyrants, who envisaged building the greatest temple in the ancient world, but it was not completed until the reign of the Roman Emperor Hadrian in the 2nd century AD some 638 years after the project had begun. During the Roman periods it was renowned as the largest temple in Greece and housed one of the largest cult statues in the ancient world.

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Comments (456)

ほなみよしえ on November 29, 2015

Very impressive blue sky and clouds. dear,Νίκος.

It’s absolutely nice shot. ☆☆Favorite95+!☆☆

Have a nice sunday.

Best wishes from JPN,SD34

thanos Kouk on November 30, 2015

Wonderful photo.



Cardigan-Ieuan on December 11

Beautiful image, the sky provides a wonderful backdrop. L459F97. Best wishes, Doug

VIVI GEO on December 12

Πολυ καλη


Καλο σ/κ

Kamalakar Anthati on December 12

Beautiful View,Excellent shot,
Greetings From India,Kamalakar.
Keep Panoramio ALIVE.

Kontaxis George on December 21

Πέτυχες ώρα, πέτυχες ουρανό, αλλά φανερές και οι γνώσεις σου. Like

Kostadinos delta on December 29

Πολυ καλη , ολα τελεια ! Α.

Augustinas Plikis on February 20

Impressive picture!Like!

Janulka on February 22

Pekne zachytené!!!

YSL - 99/466

s pozdravom,Jani - Slovakia

BOGDAN de Varsovie on February 27

Nicely composed image.

LIKE 467 + FAV. 100

Friendly greetings.



kotsaris44 on March 14

Εντυπωσιακό τοπίο Νίκο υπέροχη λήψη.


Καλό απόγευμα,Κώστας.

Ładny motyw tego zdjęcia oraz miejsca YSL-102/469 pozdrawiam serdecznie Waldemar

103/470,EXCELLENT have a nice day!!! TEDDY

Henri Van Ham on April 13

Beautiful shot and wonderful scenery ! 104/471 Greetings from Belgium Henri

Mustafa Aydogan on May 7

Muhteşem........çok güzel fotoğraf.......LİKE/YS....

Karl Eggenmüller 4 days ago

Γειά σου αγαπητέ φίλε Nikolas,


YSL 106/473

Τις καλύτερες ευχές από τη Γερμανία,


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Photo details

  • Uploaded on February 26, 2012
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Νίκος Γεωργακόπουλος
    • Camera: Panasonic DMC-FZ150
    • Taken on 2012/02/26 09:12:55
    • Exposure: 0.001s (1/1600)
    • Focal Length: 4.50mm
    • F/Stop: f/7.100
    • ISO Speed: ISO160
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash