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Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Paestum

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All reviews modern building on display great museum archaeological site across the street art history greek and roman magna graecia paestum temples audio guide entrance fee well worth the trip two hours amalfi coast train station exhibits tomb
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, just wow. You never see temples this intact anywhere and there are THREE of them here. In addition the museum is included and informative. Yes, it is a bit of a long ride from Naples, but not that many people come to see this...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank stonewithnomoss
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The addition of the museum's artifacts to the temples outside brings to life the ruins, and helps you imagine what it was truly like to have been at the temples during their heyday!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DrDavidC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It contains all the amazing objects and artifacts that were recovered from the archaeological site and surrounding area. In addition to hundreds of beautifully decorated greek vases with scenes from daily life and war; the most amazing features were slabs of stone part of burial...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 11 December 2018

We hear about Pompeii all the time but we only accidentally came across Paestum. It is a site that simply blows you away with the power of the history of this place and the beauty of the ruins. It cost about 7 euro each to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Distracted10012012
Reviewed 27 November 2018 via mobile

This is a magnificent place where one may discover the crucial phases of the life in Paestum: prehistory, Magna Grecia period, Lucanian and Russian civilizations. Remarkable room of Metope and the frescoes plates of the tombs where the mistery of the elegant diver is outstanding....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank novellizaza
Reviewed 19 November 2018

If you happen to be in the vicinity, which you should for the temples alone..., you should also visit the museum. The tomb of the diver (tomba del tuffatore) is the most famous exhibit, but there is much more to see from the archaeological site....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Zubkow
Reviewed 14 November 2018 via mobile

Great museum and park. The three temples are a great surprise and almost beyond belief. Walk through the Roman City was a nice bookend to what we saw in Pompeii.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank tchout02
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Fantastic. We heard about Paestum from a guide in Maratea, suggesting we visit on the way back to Naples. This site is truly worth seeing, beautiful tranquil location - immerses you in what it might have been like in Antiquity. It was really easy to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tricia R
Reviewed 15 October 2018

The museum is well curated and adds to the overall understanding of the archaeology site and its long history. Well worth the visit. The indigenous people and culture before the ancient Greeks settled are represented by various artifacts found in the area that are now...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank ItalianTourism-us
Reviewed 12 October 2018

A wealth of information about the Paestrum archeological site. I’m glad we had time to tour it before walking around the site across the street. If you really enjoy museums and archaeology, I think a total of 2 hours is rushing it for the museum...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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