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Templi Greci di Paestum

84047 Paestum, Capaccio-Paestum, Italy
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Founded by Greek colonists, the ancient city of Poseidonia dates from 600 B.C. It was abandoned for centuries, but the remarkably well-preserved Greek temples were excavated in the mid-18th century.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
84047 Paestum, Capaccio-Paestum, Italy
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My wife and I took a trip to Italy to celebrate our 50th wedding anniversary. We spent a week in Milan, five days in Naples, and three on Capri, all places we had never been. On the strong recommendation of friends, we took the local...More

Thank GrandpaDick
Reviewed 6 days ago

Paestum is deemed a World Heritage Site by Unesco, The three temple are well preserved. It reminded me valley of the temple in Agrigento, Sicily.

Thank Danbank69
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a can't miss gem for anyone who loves ancient history and seeing ruins. But this one comes alive in ways that are unexpected. Very profound. Go as the sun is setting.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the only organised trip we took from Sorrento as unless you hire a car the site is not easy to get to by public transport. It is 1.5 to 2 hours on a coach, past Salerno. It is not a huge site, about...More

Thank lovemyholiday2
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hard to believe these temples are 2500 years old or more, they remain in very good condition. The entire complex, which includes numerous other, less well-preserved buildings, is very interesting. The temples themselves compare favorably to what you see in Greece. Off the beaten path,...More

Thank Wolverine73
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful to walk among the ruins at night, they are well lit and stunning. Next day we went back, also terrific as we could walk inside the temples.

Thank NWtraveler969
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whilst much smaller than Pompei if you get the chance go and see these Greek ruins. It took so us an hour and a half to get here driving from the Amalfi coast but it was worth it. Buy a ticket from the museum entrance...More

Thank maj0r
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great site, if you're in the area. There's a small museum, which is good, and has ENglish translations for the artefacts. The main highlight though is the site itself. It's not large, and you can walk round in an hour or so....More

Thank J S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing place full of pathos and history. 3 large temples and a lot of ruins from the Greek and Roman times. Also the museum worthy to have a visit. Only negative note the entry price of €9.50 is a bit too much.

Thank Paolofonta
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For a 4 year old, this is one of the top places in Italy! He can run and explore more than anywhere else we have been!

Thank kylecedwards
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Response from takafumi_3 | Reviewed this property |
April of 2016, I have been performed using the FS line from Salerno. The fourth station from Salerno is Paestum. Fee is 5.60 euros round-trip. Since the Paestum station is also the possibility of unmanned, I purchased a... More
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28 September 2015|
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Response from AS-worldtraveler | Reviewed this property |
60-90 minutes at Paestum itself should be enough. We did not visit the museum but were told it is worth it. Consider 3 hours for all. Andreas
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23 March 2015|
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Response from BernieDan | Reviewed this property |
We had a car and driver take us from Sorrento to Paestum, a longer trip, and we paid about 400 euros. Public transportation would be cheaper, but with a private car and driver you can stop wherever and whenever you like... More