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I visited recently with friends and took the part in the walking tour – It’s a MUST see! Our guide was brilliant with mounds of knowledge. We visited at sunset and got some beautiful photos. Wear appropriate shoes, theres lots of hills/steps/tracks routes to walk
Museo Archeologic of Agrigento is a must visit in the South of Italy. It is a wide park in the top of the hill, with some beautiful ruins of ancient Greek Gods. The Greeks wanted that any foreign was able to see their temples from...More
As a afterthought we decided to walk the museum and were glad we did. Artifacts from many eras with some placards with good information. Note: some of the pieces did not have english translation which was somewhat of a disappointment.
My wife and were hot and tired from seeing the temples we almost didnt make it to the museum and that would have been a great loss. Huge collection of pottery, sculpture, carvings, busts coins tools etc, that help explain the history behind the temples...More
Compared to the Valley of the Temples, there were hardly any tourist here. All to the good, IMO, we had the museum basically to ourselves. The holdings are comprehensive, the original Telamon and collected Telamon heads are awe-inspiring, many other exquisite artifacts. If you're in...More
If the purpose of a trip to Agrigento is to visit the temples and other remains of the Greek and pre-Greek eras, this museum will be very helpful. There are some bits of pottery made by the indigenous people of the era, displaced by the...More
Their collection of ancient pottery is the main display really, they have thousands of pieces. Make sure to take some time to walk through the gardens and admire the view over the Valley of the Temples.
Worthwhile visit if you are up for a walk through uneven terrain with some hills and steps. The views alone are beautiful as you can look to the sea below. The Columns and remains are in very good condition and massive. Reminded me of the...More