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Museo archeologico di Naxos

Localita Schiso, Giardini Naxos, Sicily, Italy
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Not worth it

This just wasn't worth the money. Nice for a walk but too expensive for what it was which a fenced... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Galway, Ireland
Treasured Of Sicily

I went to this place many years ago with the school for the first time as we were studying Ancient... read more

Reviewed April 11, 2017
Cristy M
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Localita Schiso, Giardini Naxos, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday

This just wasn't worth the money. Nice for a walk but too expensive for what it was which a fenced off area around the beack

Thank Traloch
Reviewed April 11, 2017

I went to this place many years ago with the school for the first time as we were studying Ancient Greece, which were the people who colonised Giardini Naxos. I was surprised at some of the things that are in this museum. It's really interesting...More

1  Thank Cristy M
Reviewed February 23, 2017

The site was closed in February but as we walked around the perimeter it was overgrown with vegetation and weeds and looked sadly neglected.

Thank vuepoint
Reviewed December 17, 2016

Amazing items in an obscure corner. The site is very big for what it offers - the interesting bits are at the opposite corner from the entrance, but the small museum has some amazing, often archaic, material

1  Thank Allan_G_P-W
Reviewed November 30, 2016

About the only thing positive to say about my visit was that I only wasted 4 Euro buying my ticket. The park portion is basically a field with small piles of stones that were the base of the walls of buildings. You can replicate the...More

1  Thank SpencerBibby
Reviewed November 7, 2016

The archaeological "park" is actually empty and not well maintained, wile the museum is old and doesn't worth the visit. Pity, since it is one of the oldest greek towns in the island. Free entrance on Sundays

2  Thank Travellingfamily012
Reviewed October 19, 2016

From a historic and archaeological point of view, this place is important as it is the first place in which the Greeks settled in Sicily. It therefore comes as a great disappointment to find the place overgrown and just a few piles of stones here...More

Thank Charlieboy55
Reviewed September 21, 2016

Okay, it's only 4 euros to get in but it is mainly an overgrown area with a few ruined walls to see. Better to pay more and take a tour to one of the many other ruins across Sicily.

Thank Alan1Bangor
Reviewed August 28, 2016

If you are in Giardini Naxos and have few spare hours which you do not want to spend lying on the beach than this is the right place for you (as was for us). The place is huge so you can spend at least 1...More

Thank PeterKovac84
Reviewed August 21, 2016

Beautiful site spread over large area with ruins of habitation from bronze age onwards. Small museum - most of the 'prime' pieces had been taken away to larger museums, but still well-worth a visit!

1  Thank Julie G
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