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Valley of the Temples (Valle dei Templi)

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This region is one of the most important archeological sites in the world with many great temples such as Hera (Juno,) Lacinia, Concordia, Heracles (Hercules) and Olympian Zeus (Jupiter,) all dramatically perched along a long rocky scarp.
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Piazza Archeologica 1 | Via Panoramica Dei Templi, 92100, Agrigento, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Absolutely beautiful place, don’t miss it. I went for sunset— it was so quiet and the light really added to the magic of the sights.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We toured all; the temples in the Valley and enjoyed the view fro this area. The temples are mainly in excellent condition.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank PhilipT411
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were on a Gate 1 tour and really enjoyed this site. The day was beautiful with the temperature in the low 80's. There is a lot of walking, so wear comfortable shoes and drink plenty of water.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 1040kenj
Reviewed 1 week ago

Without seeing this site, your travel to sicily is not complete. This world heritage site is a little far from of city. Do not miss the archeological museum which is located near the main entrance. You need minimum 3 hours for visiting this site.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank amooafshin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love ancient Roman and Greek, so the valley was incredible to me. It is a very preserved old Greek city after which you are walking.Some temples are very well preserved. Is 2 km of valley in one wag.For 2 € also offer one-way driving....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 154masap
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rained heavily so we were fortunate to return when it opened the next morning. It's a good thing because there's a lot of territory to cover. We shared a taxi up from parking with 4 other tourists and walked though the area back down to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jointed
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is really a must-visit-place. The distance of the temples is quite long, so if it's a hot day and you are not comfortable to walk consider taking a taxi back from other end. Remember to visit also the Garden, it's weel worth of the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tommi O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What is a trip to Agrigento if you do not visit the Valley of the Temples? Unless you have no desire to see Greek ruins. This is a nice area to learn the history of the town and all the temples that remain. I would...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank 5-2-go91
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We tried to do too much in one day and did not get to the Valley of the Temples until 5:30 pm. The guide book said that the park was open until 7 pm all year round so we gave it a try. They are...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank CarolW862
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

November was great weather and absolutely no crowds. We had beautiful clear skies and the archeological site nearly to ourselves. Beautiful history and I'd highly recommend a guide or all you are looking at is some old pillars. You need the history behind it all....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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AlexW2371
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Response from charmainev348 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I cannot remember if i saw any
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Response from Richard3150 | Reviewed this property |
Catch the local bus (ticket at the tobacconist) and get off at the stop and the entrance is close by past the tourist shops.
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