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.

Facts & Stats on the Valley of the Temples

Names
Agrigento Temples
Acragas
Akragas
Valle dei Templi
Valley of the Temples
IDs
319700 Go Historic
831 World Heritage Site