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Templi Greci di Paestum

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Address: Paestum, Capaccio-Paestum, Italy
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Founded by Greek colonists, the ancient city of Poseidonia dates from 600...

Founded by Greek colonists, the ancient city of Poseidonia dates from 600 B.C. It was abandoned for centuries, but the remarkably well-preserved Greek temples were excavated in the mid-18th century.

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MAGNIFICENT TEMPLES AND NUMEROUS RUINS

The Greek temples at Paestum are magnificent and beautifully preserved. We visited three different sites in Sicily for temples and while they too were impressive, have to say... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Greek temples at Paestum are magnificent and beautifully preserved. We visited three different sites in Sicily for temples and while they too were impressive, have to say, Paestum rates just as highly, although Selinunte, (very few people visiting here), is still the personal favourite, with Paestum second. Paestum has three more bonuses over the Sicilian sites, there are no... More 

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This was one of the highlights of our trip and so glad that we made the journey to see the temples. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is unbelievable! For the history buff, it is not to be missed. Very large site, several temples in excellent condition.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Silvia Braggio is an excellent guide to visit the Paestum Archaeological Site and Museum. Her English is excellent. Her knowledge of the area is superb. Her enthusiasm is infectious. She has a pleasant personality. We recommend her highly.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They have concerts at night, or simply enjoy this beautiful historical temple which is in better condition than most temples in Greece

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Paestum is one of the most amazing ancient cities in Europe! Walking on its millenary streets and pathways you can still feel the attraction and glory of this marvellous city - Poseidonia dedicated to the God of the Sea (the Roman Neptune), the God of the Sea. The "soul" of this place are three incredible well preserved Greek temples in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this is a great getaway for a day or 2 from Sorrento, and be sure to see the buffalo farm a few minutes away

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow. What a place!! It defies belief and no photo could do it justice. Stunning in scale and stature, this is well worth a visit. Leave yourselves enough time as it's a big place and the museum is packed with information and recovered pieces.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In the beginning of april there was not so many other visitors around, so we could walk around undisturbed. We came to Paestum by a local train from Salerno and walked a short walk ( 500meters) to Paestum. Bought the ticket to both the arceological area and the museum inside the museum. The weather was wonderful, and luckily the museum... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The temples are very nice to visit. The museum however is not so nice. Most texts are only in Italian and the many lights lighting the objects were not working.

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