The sanctuary of Hekate is located in the Eleusinion which was devoted to the worship of Demeter and Persephone in Athens. It was founded in the 6th century. B.C and it is located between Acropolis and the Agora, on the northern foothills of the Acropolis, south of the Agora. The sanctuary of Hekate is standing on one of the most important crossroads of the ancient Athens. The road which connects Acropolis, Eleusinion, Agora and Dipylon (gate of Athens) is the Panathenaic Way.

athens_hekate_sanctuary.jpg Sanctuary of Hekate inside Eleusinion

acropolis-2186827_1280.jpg Eleusinion with Acropolis at the background. At the left, the sanctuary of Hekate.

graffiti-1919685_1920.jpg Eleusinion. At the left the Sanctuary of Hekate