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The Temple of Hera (also known as Heraion) is an ancient Doric Greek temple at Olympia, Greece. The Temple of Hera was destroyed by an earthquake in the early 4th century AD, and never rebuilt. In modern times, the temple is the location where the torch of the Olympic flame is lit, by focusing the rays of the sun.

The temple was depicted on the reverse of the Greek 1000 drachmas banknote of 1987-2001

The ruins of Ancient Olympia in Greece - location of the original and ancient Olympic Games

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