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The Temple Now

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the temple is located in Athens, Greece. which has remarkably stayed in shape.


creation of temple- c. 470

destruction of temple- AD 426


Zeus was worshipped in his temple because he was the most known god at that time.


The columns, 10.43 metres high and 2.25 metres in diameter at the base, were of local shell-limestone, covered with white stucco,


The temple of Zeus was the most important temple in Altis, Built by Eleans in c. 470.The temple was made of shell limestone, and covered with white stucco. Many people worship zeus ‘s statue here.This was also one of the 7 wonders of the world.sadly in AD 426 the temple was distored under the orders of theodosius ll . This is now a monument where you can visit.