Temple of Poseidon

Doric peripteral hexastyle building, with attenuated columns (6.12 m) and the perfected Classical proportion of being just slightly longer than twice its width and representing, with the Parthenon and the Temple of Poseidon at Paestum, the ultimate refinement of the Doric Order. Remnants of its frieze depicting the story of Theseus and the Battle of Lapiths and Centaurs survive.


Cape Sounion
37.65023°N 24.02445°E

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