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Valley of the Temples (Valle dei Templi)

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This region is one of the most important archeological sites in the world with many great temples such as Hera (Juno,) Lacinia, Concordia, Heracles (Hercules) and Olympian Zeus (Jupiter,) all dramatically perched along a long rocky scarp.
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Piazza Archeologica 1 | Via Panoramica Dei Templi, 92100, Agrigento, Sicily, Italy
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When visiting Agrigento it is obligated to visit, but actually it is not that impressive. Maybe you should do it with a guide, I think you get more background and it makes it more interesting.

Thank Chantal H
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We spent 2 hours with a private guide exploring the 4 temple sites in the late afternoon. The site is well laid out. We parked at the highest end of the site and walked down through the sites. We took the free shuttle back up...More

Thank Daniel R
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Considered to be some of the finest Greek ruins in the world, this is well worth the walk. You will need a few hours. We used the audio guide which was worth the 5 euro as it provided interesting information.

Thank OCMDRaven
Reviewed yesterday

We visited the Valley of the Temples on Tuesday 25th September. Our guide was Claudio who was excellent. He was accompanied by his son who was training to be a guide (although he was very well qualified with a university Masters degree). Although it is...More

Thank Michael_SF6310RH
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A must see easily accessible archeological treasure. I think a guide is advisable - we didn’t have one.

Thank pamD4146VT
Reviewed 3 days ago

We would recommend a guide for this extremely large site. There is a lot of walking, some on rough paths. There is a paved walkway nearby that will get you near but not close to the temples. It is amazing to see so many Greek...More

Thank showmemo61
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you can't get to Greece then these ruins are very good. However, there are some significant problems with the layout. After site #4 there is no signage that you have to go behind this temple to walk on a bridge going over a dangerous,...More

Thank Julia G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It is difficult to capture with words the extraordinary nature of this sight Ancient Greek temples which have survived for centuries next to the Mediterranean Sea.various temples etc within easy walking distance The only bizarre thing are video panels of female oracles who look and...More

Thank rsegraves
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a private guide and I would strongly advise everyone coming here to have a guide, there are some waiting to be engaged at the entrance or one can hire an audio guide. The site is massive, for those who cannot face the walk...More

Thank Hitchcock2
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A very extensive site. Tthe Greek architecture was amazing, and to see the Temple Concordia standing there was just breathtaking. You need at least half a day to have a good look around. I would recommend that you pre book your tickets in advance to...More

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AlexW2371
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Response from charmainev348 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I cannot remember if i saw any
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Response from Richard3150 | Reviewed this property |
Catch the local bus (ticket at the tobacconist) and get off at the stop and the entrance is close by past the tourist shops.
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