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  1. Pauline

    Sicily Greek Temples - Agrigento, Selinunte, Segesta

    We went to Sicily in April 2014 to see the Greek temples at Agrigento (Valley of the Temples), Selinunte and Segesta. We spent a week in Scicli (near Ragusa in the southeast corner) and spent the day at Agrigento on our way going to Sciacca where we spent three nights. From there we did easy day...
  2. Agrigento

    Agrigento

    Taxi from western parking lot to eastern end of the temples.
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    Agrigento

    Main roundabout before the temples and parking lot beside the buildings.
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    Agrigento

    Temple of Castor and Pollux, 5th century BC.
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    Agrigento

    Temple of Olympian Zeus, stone giant that stood upright.
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    Agrigento

    Temple of Olympian Zeus, 5th century BC.
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    Agrigento

    Main entrance.
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    Agrigento

    Temple of Hercules.
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    Agrigento

    Temple of Hercules, 6th century BC.
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    Agrigento

    Path to the temples.
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    Agrigento

    Palaeochristian necropolis, 3rd to 6th century AD.
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    Agrigento

    View from the hilltop, looking east.
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    Agrigento

    Temple of Concordia, from the back. Tombs were dug into the rock.
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    Agrigento

    Temple of Concordia, 5th century BC.
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    Agrigento

    Temple of Concordia, 5th century BC.
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    Agrigento

    Temple of Concordia, 5th century BC.
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    Agrigento

    Greek city wall, 6th century BC.
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    Agrigento

    Temple of Juno, 5th century BC.
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