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This amazing site is very low key and the initial impression is that there is very little here but... read more

Reviewed October 8, 2018
Ewingston
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Impressive archeological site

This is the site of a city founded by the Greeks around the 3rd century B.C., taken over by the... read more

Reviewed February 28, 2018
artchan93
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Nussdorf am Inn, Germany
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Reviewed October 17, 2018

This site is fascinating and stretches a couple of kilometres across a couple of small valleys. You should visit the Museo in Aidone first to get an idea of the site plan (no map at the site). Prepare to spend 1-2 hours there.Take your own...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 8, 2018

This amazing site is very low key and the initial impression is that there is very little here but once you negotiate the rough track (badly signed) to the main site, there is a great deal to see. All much enhanced by the lack of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 7, 2018

Walking among the ruins you come across what would have been the home of an ancient Greek , there is a mosaic which reads EYEXEI ; in English - welcome. 3000 years & people are still being made welcome. It was fascinating walking around this...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 26, 2018

this is a real hidden gem. very little mention in guilde books. as glad we found it on our way back from Piazza Armerina . roman mosaic . no busy in fact hardly anyone there. great find. large area to explore. stunning views of the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

I agree with the reviewer who said this site was a disappointment. It is now horribly overgrown with the signage completely faded and no maps available at the kiosk. One’s understanding of the site is grossly impaired by this neglect. UNESCO please take note!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Merrell B
Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

The photo of the amphitheater at this site really is misleading. The site itself is pretty small and not extensively restored. So unless you are an archeological pro, it is hard to appreciate. And the explanations are minimal. I think everything of interest has been...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

After the nearby roman villa. this was such a disappointment. The entrance fee should be 6 Euro but the staff pushed us to spend 10 implying the museum was on site. It is not. We tried to go to the Museum in Aidone but could...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed February 28, 2018

This is the site of a city founded by the Greeks around the 3rd century B.C., taken over by the Romans, and eventually abandoned around 25 A.D. It covers a large area in the rolling hills of Morgantina. The theater, public place for citizens, fountain...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed October 26, 2017

We visited Morgantina after we visited the Archaelogical Museum in Aidone and maybe we had too high an expectation. The road to the excavation sites was over the top and the upper site a bit disappointing. The lower site had a lot of work done...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

Well worth it if you can get there. We had a private driver who took us to the villa Romana Casale and he suggested this place, we'd never heard of it but are so glad he had local knowledge. Cost 14€ with the villa ticket,...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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JamesH9000
April 29, 2017|
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Response from Luigi G | Reviewed this property |
Dovrebbe essere aperto tutti di giorni dalle 9 alle 18.30. Suggerirei di telefonare: 0935 87307
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As far as I remember it was open all day from mid morning to 5pm. I am sure if you check with the Tourist Office they can confirm. Good luck
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