Paestum Ruins, Paestum

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. Using our online itinerary creator, Paestum attractions like Paestum Ruins can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • A taste of history welcomed by friendly staff. Definitely worth a stop in order to take two steps into the past.
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  • Temples are great, but of course great here as well. There was only a faint color remaining portion.
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  • Pleasant evenings in the park with a series of concerts really of great value with Italian and international artists, promoted by the Superintendent
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  • An amazing place with amazing Greek ruins. The temples resisted very well the time and are well maintained. The park is beautiful and there was not many people. You can arrive by train and the station is close to the park.
  • Well worth a visit. These are among the best preserved Greek temples in the world. Very impressive site.
  • Very neat. Museum was pretty good with interesting artifacts but be prepared for a lot of pottery. Outside - the temples by far outweigh the other ruins.
  • This is the most spectacular place we've seen in Italy, and we've been all over the place including Rome, Venice, Florence, Pisa, Naples, Pompeii, Ercolano, Capri, Ischia, and more. This is the "must see" place and go to their museum too as it is loaded with amazing historical finds.
  • Amazing ruins, unfortunately our boys were too young to enjoy it as much as us so we couldn't stay long
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