Temple of Poseidon

Poros, Greece

Temple of Poseidon, in the centre of ancient Kalavria, dates to 520-510BC. It was Doric pavilion type with a peristyle court of 6x12 columns. Large portions of the temple were used to build a monastery at Hydra.


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Poros, Greece
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Founded: 520 BCE
Category: Prehistoric and archaeological sites in Greece

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Iva Belokapova (2 months ago)
Nice views, good explanation of the site, good directions, free entrance.
Olesia Vasylieva (2 months ago)
The archeological site is not maintained, the stands where the descriptions are supposed to be are wiped out and it's hard to distinguish what exactly you are looking at. On the other hand the view from the sanctuary is beautiful and the area is surrounded by the olive trees.
Richard Thurmond (4 months ago)
Ruins at the top of the hill, easy to drive to and free and very few people
Carolina RLC (12 months ago)
Ok. If you are expecting to see a temple, please don't bother. You will delight in the scent of pine trees and enjoy spectacular views instead. The temple was built on a strategic location on high ground, and it commands breathtaking views of the surrounding area. Located only a fifteen-minute drive away from the seaside, it was well worth the trip.
Grace Tegerdine (12 months ago)
Easy to get to (especially if you have a vehicle of some variety) and definitely worth the visit. While not much remains of the ancient structures, it is still incredible to walk among the ruins. There are a couple information plaques to help visitors understand more about the site. Very cool!
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