Temple of Poseidon is located in Athens, Greece constructed in 440 BC. Today, the actual temple is not there but its remains still reside there. The temple is a in rectangular shape with total number of 42 columns out of which only 16 are left today. The columns of the temple where in Doric order meaning the columns stood in parallel style with a smooth capital on top of it. Each column is about 6.10 meters high and 1 meters round in diameter.
The temple of Poseidon has name engraved of Romantic poet George Lord Byron because during 1810-1811 he visited the temple and left an unforgettable memory of his poems to Sounion people. Today, the temple is closed with rope around it but you can go nearby and see the temple and its structure. People use binoculars to read Lard Byron’s Graffiti which is on the columns of the temple. The temple is nearby a river which makes it very special for the tourists. The place is known for being one of the top proposing spot to propose your loved ones.
Below the temple there is a small hotel name “Hotel Aegeon Beach” which is very close to Greek Island’s view. The sea is very clean and many people prefer to dine out or have breakfast there. The hotel is famous to provide spectacular views of the sea whiling eating breakout or lunch. Many people go by temple early in the morning to welcome the sun at sunrise or say good bye to the sun during sunset.