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Temple of Apollo (Tempio di Apollo)

Piazza Pancali | Ortygia, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
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The ruins of the Temple of Apollo (7th-6th century BC) won't give you the whole picture; you should visit the archaeological museum in Syracuse to find out what the entire structure looked like.
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Piazza Pancali | Ortygia, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a beautiful historic area, in fabulous shape. The history comes alive in this well preserved environment. This was a real treat!

Thank Brenda R
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Its always fascinating to see ruins in the middle of a busy part of a city like you will find in Rome. Not a lot to see and maybe they could have done more excavating but still pretty cool to see ruins, fairly close up,...More

Thank sccrref
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

only visible from outside the fence alot has been reconstructed including were a church was built on at later date but still a great site and free

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The site is fenced in on all sides, but it provides a good view of the ruins. Located right next to the pedestrian bridge that crosses over onto Ortygia.

Thank Ekaterina C
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Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

This is a waste of time. So small and destroyed. There is nothing to see. Visit the rest of Ortigia instead

Thank TRS10
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Reviewed June 29, 2018

On our wanderings in Syracuse, we came across this temple and enjoyed the view. We felt like meeting history (VIth century BC).

Thank Liliana36
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Reviewed June 29, 2018

So understated you can walk by it. Life goes on as noraml around this site. It does not interfere with anything. Always great to see some Roman structures enduring.

Thank Captain_Condor
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Reviewed June 25, 2018

There was a lovely fresh food market on the northern side of the Temple. Most locals did not seem to give the Temple any attention and not surprisingly it is unloved although it is at least securely fenced and therefore being preserved by no activity....More

Thank Peter A
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Reviewed June 24, 2018

In the centre of a few roads and a slightly run down section we would not have known what we were looking at had it not been for us having a guide on this day trip.

Thank oap46
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Reviewed June 23, 2018

The area is fortunate to possess a number of iconic buildings. The Temple sits in the centre of town and does not seem overshadowed by the modern buildings surrounding it.

Thank Terry H
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