One of the first buildings Greek colonisers built in Magna Greacia, so this place has immense importance. Found by chance, under some military barracks, and not in best shape, but superb history somewhat trumps all of that.
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Not much of the ruins have survived and it is obviously not cared for, buildings now surround it. Unfortunately Italy is neglecting everything as it is broke as a nation. Sad indeed!
Honestly, without a guide or a guide book, you will be lost in this place. If you don't happen to make it there, you aren't missing a lot unless you KNOW what you are looking at.
Sad place as there's so little info about it you don't even know what it is. Just a collection of rocks and stones and you can't walk round. The nearby fountain/pond had rubbish floating in it. An old bottle and plastic wrapper. The Sicilians take...More
This ancient site has been somewhat excavated. It's a little sketchy and hard to figure out just what was here at one time. Next to a very cool market. Much better antiquities in Siracusa.
The place is easily accessible and is very much in the center and there is no entrance fees to visit. It is such located that you can do shopping across visiting the site. It is the temple ruins of apollo and is not much informative.
Looking at the history of the site we see that over the years this has had several lives but now it's just a poorly kept site in the misddle of a square with people's back verandah as a back drop
The ruins of the temple are in the middle of Ortygia at the end of the markets. It has a number of cafes/restaurants across the square where one can have lunch, coffee or a drink. The ruins themselves are not large but have an interesting...More
The ruins of the Temple are easy to walk by to check out as you area walking around Ortigia/to one of the bridges. Definitely worth a stop to look at. I find it interesting to see such a piece of history right in the middle...More