Architect: Chersiphron, Metagenes
This building is used for honoring Artemis, one of three maiden goddesses of Olympus. One interesting fact about this temple is considered one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. The lasting influence of this temple is that it is still considered one of the Seven Wonders. To many, this place is sentimental becasue its in honor of a goddess.
447 BC - 432 BC
Architect: Iktinos, Callicrates
Parthenon was used as the city treasury, and was later converted into a Christian church dedicated to the Virgin Mary, as a place of worship. One unique fact about this building is that the Greek goddess Athena was Athen's patron goddess. She was the goddess of wisdom, warfare, and courage. The lasting Influence of this building is its stylistic conventions that have become the paradigm of Classical architecture, and its style has influenced architecture for many centuries after it was built.
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
400 BC - 301 BC
Architect: Polykleitos the Younger
This theatre is used as a place of entertainment. One interesting fact about this building is its dedicated to the ancient Greek God of medicine, Asclepius. The lasting influence of this building is that its known to be one the most beautiful Greek theatres left because of how welly preserved it is. It is still used today, most notably under the framework of the annual Epidaurus Festival.
Temple of Olympian Zeus
174 BCE - 131 CE
Architects: Callaeschrus, Antistates, Antimachides, Decimus Cossutius, Porinus
This building was used to be dedicated to Zeus. One unique fact about this building is that it took 638 years to be completed from the beginning of construction. The lasting influence of this building was to make an impact to those who saw it, overcome by its immense size, impressed by the originality of its appearance, and influenced by the great male figures, alternating with half-columns, supporting the trabeation.
Odeon of Herodes Atticus
Architect: Tiberius Claudius Herod Atticus
This building is used for entertainment, its a theatre. One unique fact about this building is that it was build in memor of the architects wife, Aspasia Annia Regilla. The lasting influence of this building is that with a capacity for an audience of five thousand, it has now been completely restored, and it is still used for concerts and theater productions.