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Templi Greci di Paestum

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Address: Paestum, Capaccio-Paestum, Italy
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Founded by Greek colonists, the ancient city of Poseidonia dates from 600...

Founded by Greek colonists, the ancient city of Poseidonia dates from 600 B.C. It was abandoned for centuries, but the remarkably well-preserved Greek temples were excavated in the mid-18th century.

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Amazing Greek Temples

This place is unbelievable! For the history buff, it is not to be missed. Very large site, several temples in excellent condition.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is unbelievable! For the history buff, it is not to be missed. Very large site, several temples in excellent condition.

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Silvia Braggio is an excellent guide to visit the Paestum Archaeological Site and Museum. Her English is excellent. Her knowledge of the area is superb. Her enthusiasm is infectious. She has a pleasant personality. We recommend her highly.

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Berkeley Heights, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They have concerts at night, or simply enjoy this beautiful historical temple which is in better condition than most temples in Greece

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Paestum is one of the most amazing ancient cities in Europe! Walking on its millenary streets and pathways you can still feel the attraction and glory of this marvellous city - Poseidonia dedicated to the God of the Sea (the Roman Neptune), the God of the Sea. The "soul" of this place are three incredible well preserved Greek temples in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this is a great getaway for a day or 2 from Sorrento, and be sure to see the buffalo farm a few minutes away

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Heysham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow. What a place!! It defies belief and no photo could do it justice. Stunning in scale and stature, this is well worth a visit. Leave yourselves enough time as it's a big place and the museum is packed with information and recovered pieces.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In the beginning of april there was not so many other visitors around, so we could walk around undisturbed. We came to Paestum by a local train from Salerno and walked a short walk ( 500meters) to Paestum. Bought the ticket to both the arceological area and the museum inside the museum. The weather was wonderful, and luckily the museum... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The temples are very nice to visit. The museum however is not so nice. Most texts are only in Italian and the many lights lighting the objects were not working.

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We went on a cold and wet October afternoon and we enjoyed it tremendously. After Pompeii and Herculaneum this was a must see. The Greek Temples are fascinating but more so for us the roman town that we could explore using our newly found knoledge of roam architecture! Paestum is not touristy, has no audio guides and to be frank... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

... a place like this existed outside of Greece. A really extensive and fascinating site with amazingly upright Greek temples. We even got there whilst, on the other side of the road, folk were displaying Arab stallions (at full trot) - a magnificent site. There's a museum; unfortunately we didn't have time to visit but, from the outside, it looked... More 

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