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Eraclea Minoa

Address: Agrigento, Sicily, Italy
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Ranked #528 of 1,763 things to do in Agrigento
Type: Ancient ruins, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Ancient ruins, Sights & Landmarks

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North Palm Beach, Florida
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204 reviews 204 reviews
67 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Our Agrigento room clerk suggested this spot. I hadn't seen a reference to it in our Sicily books. Great views of beautiful beach. The amphitheater had to be protected since the rock is very soft. You walk thru the streets of an abandoned town. You will be tempted to sort thru the remains. I have never seen more pot shards... More 

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Norway
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42 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We made a stop here, but compared to the many other sites we visited, this was not really worth it. Not very much to see, really.

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Ashby, Massachusetts
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Incredible beaches. We were there very end of September, and swimming and sun were great. Eraclea Minoa (between Sciacca and Agrigento) definitely had the wildest waves of all the beaches. The Sciacca town beach ( Spiaggia di Sciacca),had nice waves and was lovely. The town beach of San Leone was beautiful, great swimming, the most family friendly in that the... More 

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Great Torrington, United Kingdom
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87 reviews 87 reviews
17 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Although hardly in the same league as Agrigento or Selinunte historically forms an important link between the two, not forgetting the wonderful Doric temple and teatro at Segesta. Charge of €4 per person is not out of the way though do wish that the income from ticket sales and EU monies could do something to improve the 'presentation'. The covering... More 

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Coquitlam, Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
4 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

The real highlight here is the great views of the surrounding area from the shaded trails. The Theater has a plastic roof to prevent further erosion which makes it not as nice as site as it could be.

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Baku, Azerbaijan
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23 reviews 23 reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Unless you are very knowledgeable about Greek history, this place is absolutely not worth the visit to a regular tourist. Ticket is 4 euro per person which does not justify what is there to be seen.

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Dublin, Ireland
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32 reviews 32 reviews
4 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Such a gorgeous beach with the stunning backdrop of the white cliffs, pristine water perfect for swimming in. Just stopped at the beach here on the way from Agrigento for a swim but it was really magical.

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Aquitaine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

What a beautiful spot. Ghosts of greek inhabitants sigh through the umbrella pines! Such a pity the theatro has had to be covered with a plastic roof, but understandable.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

These Greek ruins form the 6th-7th century BC are a great exhibition and well worth the time. Great for a long hike and outdoors experience.

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Sutton
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26 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Well... the monument itself is interesting primarily for people passionate about classical culture. For us - regulars probably stunning views over the cliff shore were more attractive. the beach below is great so - if you are disappointed with the disappearing Greek theater hidden over a plastic roof - go there. absolute relax in stunning landscapes

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