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Warning, not in the right place

I’ve been here before, the marking point on shows the picture of the castle 5 miles or so south at... read more

Reviewed August 9, 2018
Vin C
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the SE most locus mirabilis

Scottish and windy - archeological and lighthouse interest - some out of bounds military... read more

Reviewed November 19, 2017
Bartolomeo d
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Aug 9, 2018
“Warning, not in the right place”
Nov 19, 2017
“the SE most locus mirabilis”
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Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

I’ve been here before, the marking point on shows the picture of the castle 5 miles or so south at Capo Rizzuto. On google earth there is no castle there. There is an archeological Park. With an ancient column, hence the name Colonna. But the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Vin C
Reviewed November 19, 2017

Scottish and windy - archeological and lighthouse interest - some out of bounds military restriction for loose pedestrianism. The view is goiod and geo-buffs will like it- easy access

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Bartolomeo d
Reviewed October 7, 2017 via mobile

Was closed over lunchtime. Walked around it on the outside. This castle certainly is special and accompanied by some good weather it makes for a pleasant visit. From what I read (and could see through the gates/over the walls) it probably also has a great...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed July 30, 2017 via mobile

Definetely worth a visit. Quite area we loved the little church! There is also a small museum, explanation is unfortunately only in Italian

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Sylvia v
Reviewed June 19, 2017 via mobile

We went here on a Monday but the Monument was closed disappointed as we were told about the history and significance of the site ... go visit

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank ThePhotographer1
Reviewed May 15, 2017

This was a another great castle to visit however was very very touristy and quite busy. One of the few that charge admittance.

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank LisaH1086
Reviewed February 21, 2017

Today a lone 6th BC Doric column stands which marks the spot of the Temple Hera Lacinia. the area first settled by by Greeks in 7 BC . free of Charge

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank chestercarbone
Reviewed July 30, 2015

The first Temple to Hera on this site was built in 7 CBC, by the citizens of Crotone, colony of Achaian Greeks. The extra-mural Sanctuary marked the end of territory of Crotone polis on the southern end of Taranto bay. It was large, well-known Pan-Hellenic...More

Date of experience: June 2015
4  Thank Superkatt
Reviewed May 24, 2015

It is a shame how the authorities prevent the visitor from enjoying this great place. Barriers everywhere. No possibility to see any detail of the excavations. You could not even get a view of the coast. Most eastern point of Calabria. But not accessible. In...More

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank Thomas D
Reviewed August 31, 2014

This is not a common place. The midway between Greece and Sicily. Everything happened here and everyone was here from the early times of mythology. Close your eyes and you will see the ship of Ulysses passing by near the horizon, in the sun on...More

Date of experience: August 2014
8  Thank Dante T
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Response from chestercarbone | Reviewed this property |
free of charge , need a taxi or car rental it's about twenty minutes away and to far to walk.the attraction dates back to a Greek city and predates the Roman Empire .