The Ancient Temple is said to have been built in order to honour Banor after a great victory over the Orcs. Ironically, it's them who now occupy large sections around this temple.
Located just north west of Thais north gate, this is a good hunting place for players of various levels. Various minor quests can be found while exploring the tunnels under the temple. This was a good place to find unexpected dragons, giant spiders and trap-player killers before a couple of updates fixed the problem. Although, it is still possible to lure a Fire Devil (on the same floor as rotworms). For the place with Slimes, which is very good to train your skills. see also:Ancient Temple/Maps, Mintwallin, Thais Dragon Lair, Mad Mage Room