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Tempio di Segesta

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This unfinished fifth-century Doric temple has everything but a roof and an interior, and the huge structure seems unaffected by time. A small theater atop a nearby hill offers visitors a stunning view of green hills and the deep blue hues of the...more
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Contrada Barbaro SNC, 91013 Calatafimi-Segesta, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We tried to get here early but we where directed away from the ‘satnav’ entrance and couldn’t find the other entrance In English, there is bad road junction with no signage, we ended up the motorway for 11km with no turning! On our way back...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Jacksonsinbrighton
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The temple, and the degree to which it remains intact is quite spectacular. There is also a very well preserved amphitheater about 1.2 Kms walk away which is well worth a visit. However, be aware of the scam concerning parking, when you get to the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Murchu25
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

‘The unreal’, I was thinking when I first so the glimpse of a temple in distance. The sky, the earth, the columns, all aligned when staying in a front. Enjoy.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank AdaNal_Adventures
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This such a special place in middle of rural farm area but a fairly short car ride from Trapani or Palermo. Beautiful and gorgeous site. Seems to be off beat and path of the huge masses of tourists even in August. But the setting of...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Pm2pm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The temple itself is well-preserved (but not better than you’d find at larger sites like Selinunte). But the site is run by scam artists. There is free parking at the top of the hill, about 100m from the site. And there is also a parking...More

Date of experience: August 2019
2  Thank krimblebee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This part of Sicily has so much choice of classic sites. Amazed by the vast earthquaked heap of columns from the enormous Doric temple is without a doubt the most atmospheric sight on the island. The ancient quarries some distance away are not blighted by...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Eli B
Reviewed August 5, 2019

Spectacular fith century B.C. Doric temple. Well preserved colums. This is a must in your visit to Segesta. The Greek Theater is nearby. Be sure that you have a sunny day and be prepared to walk.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank 27Ruben27
Reviewed July 24, 2019

Great day trip to visit and see ancient roman temple, amphitheater, and town. Each of the sites are quite assessible and historical information readily available

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank damiend292
Reviewed July 23, 2019 via mobile

In the west side of the Sicily island there is the beautiful Segesta archeological Parc. This site is between the cities of Palermo and Trapani.

Date of experience: July 2019
31  Thank micheleaQ8239JH
Reviewed July 16, 2019

Visiting the temple and the amphitheater is very special When staying in the area of Trapani it is good to visit Segesta The temple is very impressive and may there is not a complete temple to find in Greece. Walking in the park there are...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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555elsas
August 29, 2019|
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Response from g_de_gooyer | Reviewed this property |
Can be done but is possible to buy at the entrance
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SSYCLondon
August 13, 2016|
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Response from SelbyDale | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the late response...I have been away from my email. I often will look at the web site tours by locals. There is usually a lot of choice there. Also from Palermo you can find both group and private tours if you... More
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swane
April 3, 2016|
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Response from niteed | Reviewed this property |
A large parking lot is near the entrance. It got plenty of traffic when I was there, so while there were no attendants, there were people around.
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