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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.
This is a spectacular archaeological park with multiple very well preserved Classical Greek temples along a walkway, with a view on the sea. It is not a super long distance, but if you cannot walk in the heat you can also take a ride for...More
This is just a fantastic walk. We chose an evening visit because of the heat. We arrived at 18.30. Very friendly staff, excellent info and efficient ticket sale in spite of beeing very crowded. If you want to walk the garden as well, you have...More
This is simply amazing - the place is magical and awe inspiring. Great photo opportunities here when it is not too busy - we went around 3 pm. However, it was so hot and I got dehydrated so next time I would come in the...More
The temples are amazing and especially beautiful when lit up after 8pm. Get your ticket online to avoid the queues- tell the official you have booked online and you will be taken to the front of the queue. Food at the cafe near the Concordia...More
If you go to Sicily this is one of the must-see destinations (although there are quite a few in the region). In the summer, you can visit it in the evening which is the best solution to avoid the heat.
We really enjoyed our visit here and wish we could have stayed longer but there is only so long we could keep the children interested in walking around the old city and temples. Nevertheless they too enjoyed it.
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Valley of the Temples is the ruins of the part of the ancient Greek city of Akragas.
Akragas was founded as a colony by the Rhodians of Gela in 581 or 582 BC. e. There is a legend about the foundation of the city Daedalus....More