Paestum Ruins, Paestum

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The well-preserved Paestum Ruins date back to the first half of the sixth century and were dedicated to the goddess Hera and god Poseidon. Opposite the site is an archaeological museum. Several companies offer guided tours of the temples. To visit Paestum Ruins and other attractions in Paestum, use our Paestum itinerary planner.
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  • August 18, 2017
    Beautiful temples, opening night is a beautiful found! Only minus the discount should be reserved for students in General not only to those studying architecture!
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  • August 18, 2017
    The site is very nice and interesting also is kept very well. Using an audioguide to rent at the ticket office (interesting and done very well), it took over two hours to complete the round. Definitely worth the visit.
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  • August 18, 2017
    Among the best in Italy ... ... essential unp sites that leaves an indelible mark in the Holes in Rome Pompeii ...
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  • Really remarkable site. The temples are in great condition. Be sure to carry lots of water and a hat in summer! There's no shade and the sun is brutal!
  • Old world charm with up close access to ruins. Top notch experience
  • Amazing collection of Greek temples in excellent condition and Roman remains. Don't miss the museum as well.
  • Well-preserved Greek ruins in a charming scenery.
  • No tourists, no crowds. Easy, stroller-friendly, walking. Interesting museum. Very well preserved ruins.

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