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Excellent ruined temples

Not to be missed. A large area of ruined temples including one partially reconstructed. Take a hat... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
SteveStJohn
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Devon
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Amazing Archeogical Ruins

Just out of town. Parking is very limited but free. Six euro entry fee. The site is surrounded by... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2018
leanneandtony
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Cairns, Australia
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You will think you were transported to the Acropolis in Athens, Greece, when you gaze upon these well-preserved temple ruins.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing ruins with a beautiful backdrop. We enjoyed everything about our visit. Although spread out - the reasonably priced golf buggy’s provided even more enjoyment for our young clan on the return leg! Fantastic day had by all

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The site is well worth a visit. The temple ruins and acropolis occupy a large area that is well pathed and signposted. What was built here centuries ago was quite amazing and the reconstruction work done on some parts highlights what it must have been...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another Greek city in Sicily that rivals what you'll see in Greece or Turkey. The site is huge. You will first come on to the Eastern Hill, with Temples E, F and G. From there it's about a 20 minute walk to the Acropolis, where...More

1  Thank ChinaFanNYC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Another amazing ancient Greek ruins based in Sicily. Make sure to take the buggy ride after paying for the tickets.

1  Thank MuhammadDudha
Reviewed 5 July 2018

If you're in this part of Sicily, these ancient ruins are a must. Take the tourist golf buggy-like train and soak it all up. It's not cheap – 36 euros for two – but it has to be done. And when you've finished (a couple...More

2  Thank Dragonlair
Reviewed 26 June 2018

Really enjoyed exploring the largest archeological site in Europe. With only 15% uncovered this site is a must see if you like history dating back to 600BC.

1  Thank AskAzz
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Not to be missed. A large area of ruined temples including one partially reconstructed. Take a hat. It gets very hot. You can go around the site on a golf buggy if you wish which is extra. My only criticism is that we were not...More

2  Thank SteveStJohn
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

Just out of town. Parking is very limited but free. Six euro entry fee. The site is surrounded by bush land and adjacent to the coast. It is spread over a large area. If you pay a further six euros u have access to transport...More

3  Thank leanneandtony
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

We were a mixed group ,some fitter than others and everyone could enjoy this wonderful site. We took the train which transfers you from temple to temple (taking in the museum), and gives you time to explore each in turn. Information was clear and informative...More

1  Thank mtvgb
Reviewed 1 May 2018

In an extensive area you fing great temples from the greek era. Its a big extension so wear comfortable shoes and go back in time.

Thank venedom
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viajeraloca2090
12 September 2018|
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Response from ChinaFanNYC | Reviewed this property |
Hi from NYC .... We also did not use a guide. With the info posted at each part of the site, plus some googling, you’ll get a good idea of the layout and purpose of each building. We walked everywhere. I’d allow about 3... More
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15Claire15
21 December 2017|
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Don't know, sorry. We had a hire car for the time we were out of Palermo. We did have a tour guide for a day around etna and that was great if slightly indulgent at 200 for the day; but they will take you wherever you... More
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elizabethframos
11 November 2017|
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Response from Adj441 | Reviewed this property |
About four I think; basic golf cart. We walked but it was cool. Wouldn't want to do that mid summer as it's a big sight. Have fun.
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