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Surprisingly Manificent and Graceful

You can see it from the car as soon as you turn toward the archaeological area. Unexpectedly big... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
novellizaza
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Geneva, Switzerland
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World class temple

The temple is one of three in Paestum. The whole village site is amazing (although only the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ade B
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Bristol
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You can see it from the car as soon as you turn toward the archaeological area. Unexpectedly big. Rather well preserved. Solid an pretty. Having seen all the Temple of Magna Grecia, this is really pretty. G&B Novelli, Geneva Switzerland

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The temple is one of three in Paestum. The whole village site is amazing (although only the foundation walls remain. The temple is well preserved. Sunset at the site is magical.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

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

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 1 October 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
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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.

Date of experience: July 2018
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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.

Date of experience: August 2018
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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

Date of experience: April 2018
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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

Date of experience: October 2017
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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

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 29 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

Date of experience: June 2018
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