Valley of the Temples (Valle dei Templi), Agrigento

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Explore the remnants of the ancient Greek culture at Valley of the Temples (Valle dei Templi), which has been on the World Heritage list since 1997. This national monument, one of Sicily's main tourist attractions, contains the remains of seven Greek temples, all built in the Doric style. Most of the ancient temples here were excavated and restored during the middle of the 19th century under the direction of archaeologist Domenico Antonio Lo Faso Pietrasanta. The site includes parts of tombs and catacombs from the fourth century. Several Roman and Byzantine necropolises lie in an area used for burial purposes since ancient times. Choose from several guided tour options. With our international travel planner, Agrigento attractions like Valley of the Temples (Valle dei Templi) can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • very easy to find and its only a small part of every things to visit at Siracusa.Staff is very friendly and helpful.  more »
  • One of the most beatiful templed! Is a must to go! You can go by car is very easy to get in Great shots in the sunset  more »
  • Agrigento, already a name that makes you dream! A return to the past, well preserved temples, blue sky, the Mediterranean, the blond stones.. .and then go on Syracuse? Wow
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  • Reasonable pricing but a great many big rocks, nothing for smaller and fragile cars.
  • This is the easiest place to park and see the Valle dei Templi in Agrigento. Lot is at the top of the hill next to the ticket office.
  • Good location for parking if you drive to visit the valley of temples.
  • Reasonable parking place on the grass between the trees that give some shadow
  • Taxi's are in a world of there own!!
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