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Tower of the Winds

Athens, Greece
An octagonal pentelicon marble structure located on the territory of the Roman agora. According to one version, it is believed that the tower was erected in the 1st century BC. astronomer Andronic from Kirr. The structure is 12 meters high and about 8 meters wide. In ancient times, a weather vane was installed at the top, which indicated where the wind was blowing. The walls of the tower are decorated with images of eight Greek deities responsible for the direction of the wind.
Tower of the Winds

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