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Valley of the Temples (Valle dei Templi)
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Private Transfer: Palermo to Syracuse with Valley of the Temples Stop
Ranked #1 of 69 things to do in Agrigento
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Owner description: 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.
Key Biscayne
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“worth the time and effort!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2013

If you like history, the ruins and the museum are well worth the walk to see ancient history at its best!

Visited September 2013
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“Amazing insight to the past.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2013 via mobile

The ruins were amazing. To think that they could be built without the heavy equipment and knowledge of today's world is truly a mystery. The grounds were very clean and a perfect photo opportunity.

Visited September 2013
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“Valley of the Temples should not be missed on a trip to Sicily”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2013 via mobile

Valley of the temples is an important destination on a tour of Sicily. Most of all don't miss the Museum there. It is a treasure that provides the traveler with important context information about the site.
We bought a combined ticket and saw the museum in the morning. There was noon rain so we rested ate and went back in the afternoon to see the temples themselves. This made a perfect day for us because the site is large with much to see. I highly recommend breaking up the day.

Visited September 2013
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Cardiff, Wales
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“Old bones and old stones”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2013

However much Claudio talked up the attractions of this place, the hour long walk in the mid morning heat was a bit of a trial. The temples themselves have a certain dignity, and the necropolis made lovely resting places with great views over the lower plains down towards the sea. However, my old bones were groaning by the time we exited pass the home of the Yorkshire gentleman who restored much of this site in the 19th century, and shaped up to the Sengalese jewellery traders before embarking back onto the coach for a short visit to the unpreposessing Agrigento.

Visited October 2013
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London, UK
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“Well worth the walk”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2013

This place is quite amazing. Well worth the walk. If you do it without a guide, buy a decent book to help you envisage its fascinating history. They could build stuff rather well 2,500 years ago!

Visited October 2013
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