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Southern Entrance. Very little remains.

This was the corner of the very impressive Temple of Castor and Pollux from the 5th century... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2018
Anthony H
Williamsburg, Virginia
A few columns, surrounded by piles of rubble, but atmospheric

Very little remains, with only these few columns, but an interesting part of the site to visit... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
David M
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Agrigento, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 5 November 2018

This was the corner of the very impressive Temple of Castor and Pollux from the 5th century. However, now only four Doric columns which were restored in the 19th century remain.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Anthony H
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Very little remains, with only these few columns, but an interesting part of the site to visit. Nearby there's a modern bridge between two parts of the site, which fits as a good contrast with the antiquities.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank David M
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Coming from the southern entrance, this is in if the first temples that pops in your way. The view is pretty wide as well.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 31 July 2018

It is really cool to be able to walk among ancient ruins and literally touch the stone and marble segments of pillars and other parts of the ruins

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

Exquisite architecture, meticulously restored, the details and proportions are so beautiful. Breathtaking temple, the sacredness of the place sings despite the hordes of tourists (many European!). Surely us moderns can't build any better... humbling and transcendent.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank haohuangpianist
Reviewed 29 June 2018

Only some columns still stand; however, this temple is part of a whole, so take a look and use your imagination!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Liliana36
Reviewed 16 June 2018

The Temple of Dioscuri is one of the seven temples in the valley of the temples at Agrigento. The only standing part is a modern reconstruction, and it's not of much interest.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 27 May 2018

this one is a reconstruction from in the 1860 or so. How they put things back together from centuries BC in very impressive.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 19 May 2018

Looks great. Nacient colums 2500 yo temple and sorrounding crowd of people...Agrigento on the hill... Tepmporay and the past meet each other....

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Marek P
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

This is another temple from the valley of the temples in Agrigento that worth to be seen. All the temples are very interesting.

Date of experience: April 2018
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