Valley of the Temples, Agrigento

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Just south of the modern city of Agrigento in southwest Sicily is the Valley of the Temples, an archaeological site with no less than eight ancient Greek temples. Dating from the 6th and 5th centuries BCE, the temples are nestled among olive trees on a ridge near the sea.

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Go Historic ID
319700
Names
Valley of the Temples
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Location
Agrigento, Italy
Coordinates
37.296409° N, 13.593822° E
Phone
0922-26191

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Valley of the Temples (Agrigento, Italy)
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April 11, 2015