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Interesting History

Interesting area for any history buff. Agree with the other reviews that you have to use your... read more

Reviewed May 14, 2018
Carly C
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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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Average ruins

Offered a substantial entry discount with a ticket to the Duomo, but even at 1 Euro it was a bit... read more

Reviewed September 9, 2016
Swedishtomcat
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14 May 2018
“Interesting History”
18 May 2017
“WASTE OF TIME”
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Dedicato alla dea Artemide, l'Artemision è il secondo tempio più antico di Siracusa. Scopri orari e informazioni per visitare un luogo pieno di fascino.
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Piazza Duomo 4 | Palazzo Vermexio, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

Interesting area for any history buff. Agree with the other reviews that you have to use your imagination to piece together what the area would have looked like. But here you can view the different layers of history on the site. Still €3 entry. This...More

Thank Carly C
Reviewed May 18, 2017

This is easily a waste of 3 euro and the 3 minutes i spent walking about this place. Pure crap and of no interest whatsoever.

Thank Pestilence182
Reviewed October 12, 2016

Glad we were offered this extra ticket with the Duomo ticket. We would probably have missed it otherwise. Very interesting excavations underground. I had a tiny rucksack with a small drinking water bottle & whilst turning around to speak with Mrs Fred it fell out...More

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Reviewed September 9, 2016

Offered a substantial entry discount with a ticket to the Duomo, but even at 1 Euro it was a bit much! The site is located under a building with only four things of worth to look at. Was done in less than five minutes.

1  Thank Swedishtomcat
Reviewed August 31, 2016

The Palace of the Senate/Town Hall across from the Duomo in Piazza Minerva and Piazza del Duomo has some interesting ruins underneath it, called Artemision the Ionic Temple. The site was discovered in 1910 and excavations have been carried out from 1960 until today, there...More

1  Thank KTGP
Reviewed July 15, 2016

Ticket sold in conjunction with the cathedral nearby, and a couple of very friendly young people checking tickets and offering advice. But despite the explanatory leaflet, it's difficult to understand what one is seeing. This is supposed to be the earliest Ionic temple in Magna...More

Thank Edward H
Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Interesting underground remains of an ancient geek Temple in Syracuse located aside the los Duomo. Ir deserves a visit. Adquiring the ticket to visit the Duomo it is possible to buy a joint ticket for just 1 euro more to visit both buildings.

2  Thank cornatel
Reviewed May 16, 2016

This is a small but interesting attraction. It won't take you long to visit but the chamber where they sat the dead people on seat that look like toilets until their insides drained out will stick in the memory for longer than you may wish!

Thank LancasterHermit
Reviewed May 10, 2016

To be found just off piazza duomo and can access either through the more historic entrance to the left of the duomo, or the more modern entrance opposite the side of the duomo. Either way, worth seeing the Ionic temple of Artemis (6 century BC),...More

Thank VCB_10
Reviewed October 26, 2015

Artemision starts with a beautifully designed across from the back of the Duomo at Piazza Minverva 11, where you'll see a lovely old gold-gilded municipal coach, and then you go underground for the main attraction. First you'll see the remains of a Ionic Temple beautifully...More

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