Erechtheion, Acropolis, Athens, Greece, 2017.10.10
Erechtheion, Acropolis, Athens, Greece, 2017.10.10.
Nikon D7200, 12-24mm f/4G lens @12mm f/8, aperture priority.

"The temple burned in the first century BC and was subsequently repaired with minor alterations. In the Early Christian period it was converted into a church dedicated to the Theometor (Mother of God). It became palace under Frankish rule and the residence of the Turkish commander's harem in the Ottoman period. In the early nineteenth century, Lord Elgin removed one of the Karyatides and a column and during the Greek War of Independence the building was bombarded and severely damaged. Restoration was undertaken immediately after the end of the war and again in 1979-1987, when the Erechtheion became the first monument of the Acropolis to be restored as part of the recent conservation and restoration project. Its restoration received the Europa Nostra award."

— Ioanna Venieri, Ministry of Culture and Sports