is a temple on the Athenian Acropolis
dedicated to the goddess Athena.
Construction began in 447 BC when the Athenian Empire was at the and completed in 438 BC.
It is the most important surviving building of Classical Greece, generally considered the zenith of the Doric order. Its decorative sculptures are considered some of the high points of Greek art.
The Parthenon is regarded as an enduring symbol of Ancient Greece
, Athenian democracy
and western civilization
and one of the world's greatest cultural monuments