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My relative and I wandered these ruins entirely by ourselves for the hour we were there, without interruption by any other tourists. Rare to enjoy such an experience, and well worth the side trip to see the ruins.
The ruins are well kept and interesting to wander around. The children enjoyed running around the buildings and trying to imagine what the site may have looked like at the height of its use.
Some areas were cordoned off when we visited due to archeological...More
Il Santuario is the name given to the archeological area on Monte Saraceno on the outskirts of the town of Pietrabbondante.
Entrance to the site costs 2 Euros and the main attraction is the temple (A&B) and the theater which is in samnite style of...More
We were the only people touring the ruins and it was great. You could sit in the amphitheater and really take some time to study the ruins and enjoy the view. This is really a beautiful area and seems to be undiscovered by tourists. It...More
The religious center of the Samnites'. We visited in mid-September and had the ruins all to ourselves. Where else can you get that besides Molise?? It's not a big ruin, but they're still digging and finding new things all the time, so I expect it...More
I spent 2 1/2 weeks in this small village of Pietrabbondate .
This historic site is breathtaking . I spent time just sitting there . By the way , the seats are ergonomically correct !! The Samnites were amazing . I highly recommend this site...More
We visited last year and returned.. The view is unbelievable and so vast.. The seats in the amphitheatre are curved for comfort to your back. Built so long ago, it is amazing the thought that went into it. So high above , the spot was...More
An important visit that is a must for anyone visiting Pietrabbondante! Forget the fact that it only costs 2 euro, seeing one of the most important pre-roman archaeological finds is an awe inspiring feeling. The fact that the Sanniti was the ONLY group of people...More
One of the things that makes this site special is the location - a spectacular view looking down into the valley below.
The highlight - as the name suggests - is the amphitheater. The Samnites had a long history of contacts with both Greeks and...More