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Luckily Ancient Romans Worshiped Same Gods as the Ancient Greeks!

Fascinating ancient Greek history in southern Italy. Fortunately for us, the Ancient Romans did not... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
ItalianTourism-us
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Hollywood, Florida
Quiet time here

We were told about this place by a friend, drove from Amalfi which was not a bad drive , took about... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Fascinating ancient Greek history in southern Italy. Fortunately for us, the Ancient Romans did not destroy the Temples because the ancient Romans were scared of Gods and worshiped the same Gods as the ancient Greeks. Earthquakes during the last 2000 years haven't destroyed them either...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were told about this place by a friend, drove from Amalfi which was not a bad drive , took about 2 hours or more , parked across road there was a guy there giving tickets at 3 euro. I had read about robbery of...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of 3 temples dedicated to the gods of ancient Greece. The form & architectural design almost make these structures pieces of art

Thank Darrel J
Reviewed 21 August 2018

The Temple of Athena is also called Temple of Ceres. It was built about 500 BC and is another Greek temple found at Paestum. It's an another example of an amazing Greek architecture.

Thank JanaZC
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

This place has amazed me more than the Pathenon of Athens. This place is a must see and is breath taking.

Thank MuhammadDudha
Reviewed 6 July 2018

This archaeological site of Paestum is really amazing. Quiet environment, not too many tourists, only a few schools. I went there by train from Naples, 1h15 direct regional train. The station is quite near the site. These 3 temples arte beautifully preserved. The museum too...More

Thank hestia69
Reviewed 5 July 2018

This is the most northerly temple of the big three on Paestum's amazing grounds. It was built at the end of the 6th century BC!! Just think about that! This temple has a high pediment (triangular upper front) it is just as dominating as the...More

1  Thank Steveage
Reviewed 29 June 2018

In Facebook I posted a picture of one of the beautiful Greek temples in Paestum. One of my friends wrote, “I thought you were in Italy and not Greece….” The ruins of Paestum are well preserved, particularly the three temples located about an hour south...More

2  Thank MartyB719
Reviewed 28 June 2018

Paestum is a real secret as few people know about it and yet it is surely a number one archeological site in this world. Make sure you can visit both morning and late afternoon as the light is so different. As a warning, do NOT...More

Thank kuede
Reviewed 28 June 2018

This is the perfect place to wander extraordinary ruins, without a crush of tourists, and to reflect on what was created here centuries ago.

Thank yns_10
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