Altar of Hieron

The Altar of Hieron, or the Great Altar of Syracuse is a monumental altar in the old town of Neapolis, Sicily.
altar of hieron

The Altar of Hieron (Italian: Ara di Ierone), or the Great Altar of Syracuse is a monumental altar in the old town of Neapolis, Sicily. It was built in the Hellenistic period by the tyrant Hierón II between 241 and 215 BCE. It is believed that it was dedicated to Zeus Eleutherios and is the largest altar known since ancient times.

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Ara di Ierone II, Via Luigi Bernabò Brea, 96100 Siracusa SR, Italy
37.0746879,
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