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Northwest Platform (Crepidoma)
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View looking south along the northwest portion of the platform (crepidoma) upon which the Temple of Apollo stood. The "cornerstone" is in the lower right portion of the image

Eph. 2:20 built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, with Christ Jesus himself as the chief cornerstone.

This platform is about 11 ft. [3.5 m.] high, and in this area is marked by seven large steps. The fourteen step approach on the front of the Temple made entrance there much easier. This portion of base (stylobate) is 359 ft. [109 m.] long! The Temple of Apollo was the third largest temple in the Greek world.

For a view of the main entrance to the Temple and a description of it Click Here.

For a map and descriptive comments about Didyma Click Here.