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Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Metaponto

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Interesting arcilogical site

A bit difficult to find. Entry was free. Only two other visitors there when we visited on a Sunday... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2018
William H
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Zürich
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Worth a visit if in the area

Not a huge amount to see and hard to find but if in the area its interesting to spend a whist... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2018
BoardingPass802615
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London
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Via Aristea, 21 | Traversa di Viale Orazio Flacco, Metaponto, Bernalda, Italy
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Reviewed 6 October 2018

Fantastic history of this region of Italy, which formed part of Magna Grecia in the distant past. The site is spread over a large area, with a small museum. The most romantic is the Temple of Hera, with the remaining columns is inspiring of thoughts...More

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Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

A bit difficult to find. Entry was free. Only two other visitors there when we visited on a Sunday afternoon.

Thank William H
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Not a huge amount to see and hard to find but if in the area its interesting to spend a whist visiting the various sites.

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Reviewed 15 June 2018

First a warning, the Museum, Archeological Park, and the Temple of Hera are difficult to find in three different poorly marked locations. But it is WORTH the effort! The Museum is full of Vases, terra Cotta pieces and artifacts of the Greeks. The Archeological Park...More

Thank michaelc143
Reviewed 17 May 2018

We went to the area planning on going to the museum and visiting the ruins. After a hard search, we found the museum. We were glad we did. Although there are no explanations in English, a staff member who spoke some English, immediately came up...More

Thank whoamiwhoknows
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Not worth making a trip just to see it. Driving through the area, stop and check it out. About 10 minutes and you're done. Cool to see a Greek temple still standing in Italy.

Thank grantiboo
Reviewed 26 January 2018

We found this site more by luck really , we were not aware of it before but called in anyway . There are a couple of different sites and a museum , which was closed when we were there , however the site we saw...More

Thank stephen w
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Temples, amphitheater, other ruins from thousands of years ago. It was very windy, so dress accordingly. An interesting museum is on site with several lion architectural artifacts as well as pottery and funeral items.

Thank PointerDetroit
Reviewed 27 October 2017

We drove out of our way from Matera to visit this location because we nerd-out on ruins. Keep in mind, the ruins are on three different sites and the museum is in a fourth location. My advice is to visit the museum first because the...More

2  Thank Christopher T
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We visited this sixth century BC temple dedicated to Hera last week while driving to Matera from Lecce. We were the only visitors at the time and there were no officials on site. Admission was free and there was open access from the road with...More

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Response from michaelc143 | Reviewed this property |
The museum was wonderful. There were not any tour guides. The signage and directions were not helpful. We had 2 GPS's and almost gave up. It was worth the struggle. In the parking area there are no guards, no employees, and... More
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