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Impressive, massive ruins!

This temple must have been huge! Look at the size of the fallen columns and caryatids! It's really... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2018
Liliana36
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Bucharest, Romania
A tragedy that this was lost

According to the information at the site this temple was 60X100m! Simply boggles the mind that... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
cmbtraveller
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Vancouver, Canada
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Agrigento, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 29 June 2018

This temple must have been huge! Look at the size of the fallen columns and caryatids! It's really impressive. What a pity it was destroyed!

Thank Liliana36
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

According to the information at the site this temple was 60X100m! Simply boggles the mind that something that massive (a little bigger than an American football field) could have been conceived, let alone built in that time. There's a scale model in the museum that...More

Thank cmbtraveller
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Reviewed 17 June 2018

This temple is not much more than a pile of broken rocks, but what a big pile it is, and how shapely some of them are. Of particular interest are the telamons - giant human figures that once adorned the temple and appeared to hold...More

Thank L3K
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Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

This is one of the most massive temple that has been discovered. It is impressive to see how enormous it was.

Thank Elena P
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

The most destroyed of the temples you will get to see but these ruins are huge and very romantic to stroll through.

Thank WAW-YMX-YUL
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Reviewed 4 December 2017

The biggest temple ever found, no lies in ruins after an earthquake. No chance of restoration as the took the stones to make the local harbour. Its still an outstanding sight, the sheer size will take your breath away

Thank Stuart_Donald
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Basically there is not an awful lot to see unless you have a vivid imagination and a great interest in Greco-Roman temples. Perhaps if the temperature was less than 39 degrees C, I could have summoned up more interest. But it was the fifth temple...More

Thank martinu
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

Despite being raided for building materials over centuries it is still apparent this was a hugely important site. The most impressive remains were those showing the figures which are now lying n the floor but were previously upright, all around the outside. A model in...More

Thank Glynis98
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Reviewed 10 April 2017

Beautiful ruins of the Olympic god of Zeus. Lots of walking but worth the effort to see all the ruins. Mostly level ground.

Thank Kathy S
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Reviewed 29 January 2017

This temple is essentially just a ruin, but an ancient one, and nowhere near as impressive as the more or less complete temples nearby. Walk on by to see the great stuff.

Thank Mike W
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