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Templi Greci di Paestum

84047 Paestum, Capaccio-Paestum, Italy
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Founded by Greek colonists, the ancient city of Poseidonia dates from 600 B.C. It was abandoned for centuries, but the remarkably well-preserved Greek temples were excavated in the mid-18th century.
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“day trip” (36 reviews)
“greek ruins” (43 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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84047 Paestum, Capaccio-Paestum, Italy
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"amalfi coast"
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"day trip"
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"greek ruins"
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"roman city"
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"well worth the effort"
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"train station"
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"amazing site"
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"awe inspiring"
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"worth the trip"
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"doric temples"
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"adjacent museum"
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"ancient history"
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"in excellent condition"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lovely visit of an impressive roman archaeological site. It’s not overly touristy, I guess because it’s trying to compete with the likes of Pompei. However, it’s a lovely day out if you are in the local area

Thank DeanRP
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Reviewed 4 days ago

the paestum site is peaceful and amazing. Beautiful Greek temples to visit and the must see museum with the fresco of the diver. the site is a 10 minute walk from the train station called Paestum. I could've spent time there with a sketchbook and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Large open area with 3 temples. Children are free and have a lot of space to move and run. Adults are charged at 9.5euro's and that includes entrance to the museum. The museum is bigger than it looks from the outside. The temples take a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Breathtaking ruins- between the ruins at Paestum and Agrigento you almost don’t need to go to Greece! We happened to be there on a Friday when the museum offered a special tour of the tombs. Extremely well preserved from 4th C BCE. I was captivated...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great day looking at all the amazing temples such a interesting place to walk around. staff were very helpful.

Thank Ian G
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Paestum is a must see! Stunning, spectacular, sublime. The temples are well preserved and awe imspiring, the museum beautiful and full of artifacts.

Thank CATCL
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Absolutely out of this world amazing! Three beautiful Greek temples in a fantastically preserved state, with many other evocative sites scattered about, such as the amphitheatre and ekklesiaterion (council meeting place). A bit off the beaten track and a bit difficult to get there on...More

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Reviewed 20 May 2018

If you like your temples authentic and in good condition ,take a trip to the Italian East coast. We were based in Sorrento which is beautiful in itself but there is a trip available from most areas close to Naples to take in and visit...More

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Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

We walked the temple grounds in the morning and returned the next evening to see them under the lights. So very beautiful.

Thank Linn T
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Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

It is absolutely incredible that after 2600 years, these ruins still stand Magnificent in this remarkable place. Ancient Architecture, archeology, serenity and overall a great visit if you love ancient history or even some nature. Big enough to don’t feel crowded

Thank Ricardo B
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Patricia R
18 February 2018|
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Response from Betty08WhiteRock_BC | Reviewed this property |
We got to Paestum via a local bus from the beachside hotel where we stayed (Hotel Olimpico). Afterwards we took the train to Salerno, where there is a primary station and where you can take trains to other destinations such... More
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spaghetti2
16 August 2017|
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Response from GailW3084 | Reviewed this property |
Plenty of parking almost opposite the entrance. Try the cafe next to the gates to the museum. Fantastic salads! The ruins are not walking distance from Paestum town but there are plenty of restaurants and little shops there... More
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Willco
25 May 2016|
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Response from takafumi_3 | Reviewed this property |
April of 2016, I have been performed using the FS line from Salerno. The fourth station from Salerno is Paestum. Fee is 5.60 euros round-trip. Since the Paestum station is also the possibility of unmanned, I purchased a... More
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