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“Massive temple”

Ranked #7 of 78 things to do in Agrigento
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Reviewed 3 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 that afternoon and (for me) you CAN have too much of a GOOD THING!

Thank martinu
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Reviewed 16 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 the museum shows the astonishing scale.

Thank Glynis98
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Reviewed 9 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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