The Asklepion is the cult of the god of medicine introduced into Athens with the help of Sophocles (20
thus the Enkoimeterion, which is the two storeys building, was used as a dormitory for the sick
people. The left angle of the building is leaning against the rock. There, was the “Bothros”,
a sacred well located in a natural cave in the rock at the level of the second floor.
Facing the Enkoimeterion, you can see the small
temple of Asklepios (21
with a prostyle of 4 doric columns, and along the way climbing
to the Theatre of Dionysus, a portico dating from the Roman period
). The Enkoimeterion seen from above.