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Private Tour Roman Villa in Piazza Armerina and Agrigento Valley of Temples
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Built to honor the god Hercules in the early 6th century, this is Agrigento's oldest temple that was constructed over a structure of 38 columns, of which only eight are still standing.
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“oldest temple” (5 reviews)
“doric columns” (3 reviews)
“bus tour” (2 reviews)
Agrigento, Sicily, Italy

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ancient architecture still standing, more than 2500 years old… much better than today's attempts, but I must confess, for different purposes. Accuracy in those old days was incredible! Go and see real marvels!

Thank granmar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Once you get into the archeological park you have access to all the sites. Get there early so you can take your time without dozens odd people around you. We highly recommend the Valley of the Temples bus tour - buy your tickets on board....More

Thank DM S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Valley of the Temples is a must see for anyone into ancient history. It is a wonderful thing to realise these structures are over 2000 years old.

Thank Judy L
Reviewed 4 August 2017

You are visiting here to see temples and while this is not as great as some of the others, stroll along and imagine what it might have looked like.

Thank ldtc2
Reviewed 22 July 2017

It's the 3rd temple in the Valle dei Templi if you start from the top entrance. Not as intact as the Tempio della Concordia with just 8 columns standing but it is the most ancient as it's from the 6th century BC. It's an amazing...More

Thank Stellina_and_Sole
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Its all very well looking at what the Greeks and Romans did, but what you see here is the result of a Yorkshireman's enthusiasm for antiquity.

Thank martinu
Reviewed 1 July 2017

It is always amazing to visit these places where such old ruins remain. As a builder, it amazes me to think how they actually build these structures. If you enjoy visiting ruins and looking at these tyopes of structures, this is one of those places...More

Thank Mic E
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Compared to the Temple of Concord and Juno/Hera theres not much left of the Temple of Hercules but the remaining pillars are certainly impressive but you cant walk all round the temple.

Thank John_The_Miner
Reviewed 26 May 2017

All the temples form part of the Valley of the Temples and it is something like a 2klm walk from one end to the other but well worth the visit. We had to keep reminding ourselves we were in Italy and not Greece. Large Greek...More

1  Thank Deborah H
Reviewed 25 May 2017

all part of the temple site, very interesting to see and read about. once inside not to be missed along with other temples

Thank Michael F
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