If you arrive in Athens, the capital of Greece, and asking yourself, what kind of things to do in Athens? The Temple of Hephaestus is an ancient site in Athens, Greece. It is definitely one of those things to do in Athens.
It remains strangely mostly intact. In the middle ages it served as a Greek Orthodox Church. This monument of Ancient Greece, as many others in Athens, has own story of its building.
Pericles, one of the heroes in Ancient Greece had a desire to transforming Athens into the centre of Greek culture and the power of the metropolis. According Wikipedia, the construction started in 449 BC and it took more than decades to finish the building. You also can visit this monument from Ancient Greece, The Temple of Hephaestus!
Athens is very big city and there are more thing to do in Athens