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Temple of Apollo (Tempio di Apollo)

Piazza Pancali | Ortygia, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
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The ruins of the Temple of Apollo (7th-6th century BC) won't give you the whole picture; you should visit the archaeological museum in Syracuse to find out what the entire structure looked like.
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Piazza Pancali | Ortygia, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

this is a small area just over the bridge entering Ortigia. You need to know what you are looking at - some basic history of Ancient Greeks and buildings. Otherwise you are just looking at another heap of broken columns.

Thank Dorothy W
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

Great location in the center of town but there is no there there. Some stones and columns. And a fence around it with ramshackle markets and apartment buildings to set it off on two sides, a cafe on the other. The fourth has a bank....More

Thank Jerry W
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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

yet another impressive set of ancient ruins one of many on this island but it needs some TLC around the ruins itself it looks like it needs a good clean up of general rubbish that lies on the site

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Reviewed 29 October 2017

We were staying very near to the Temple so got to enjoy this view every day. Could benefit from more lighting in an evening but still and lovely place to sit and ponder, oh and people watch lol.

Thank Mike A
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

right in the middle of the town close to the market is this magnificent temple, first of the great Doric Temples built in Sicily in the 7th or 6th century BCIncredibly well preserved and if you are on the island of Ortigia you can't help...More

Thank olive c
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Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

The ruins are nice but there is not much left of it. It's worth seeing. Could be nice with better signs and explanations of apollo and the temple.

Thank Jesper S
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Reviewed 6 October 2017

If you visit the small island of Ortigia in Syracuse, then the chances are very high that you will come across the Temple of Apollo, at some point during your visit, as it is centrally situated. My wife and I spent a considerable amount of...More

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Reviewed 29 September 2017

This is the first major site one encounters on walking from the bus station along via Umberto. It is famous for being the oldest Doric temple in Europe and dates back to the 6th century BC. Unfortunately the signage is only in Italian and the...More

Thank Ges R
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

Just a bunch of ruined rocks, if you please. One may see such places all over the mediterranean lands!

Thank Давид С
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

Very interesting site of an ancient Greek ruin. I recommend looking at it and learning about the history of the site.

Thank Lucy E
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