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Address: 91022, Castelvetrano, Sicily, Italy
Phone Number: +39 329 213 3502
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Impressive remains

The temple remains at Selinunte are well worth a visit. There is a lot of walking involved, but you can pay to have a little golf cart take you between the two main areas of the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 September 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of the top four destinations to admire the greek temples and civilization of the Magna Grecia. It is a vast area which can be done walking or by using golf carts or local transportations. The area is well kept and everything is well organized. Some of the temples are near the sea and the view is particularly... More 

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This was one of the highlights of our visit to Sicily. Fantastic temples and acropolis in a large park with stunning sea views. If there were crowds, they were as dispersed as the old stones! October is a good time to visit as there is not much shade. Definitely a must-see.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

The temple remains at Selinunte are well worth a visit. There is a lot of walking involved, but you can pay to have a little golf cart take you between the two main areas of the site. There is effectively only 1 temple that has been reconstructed that gives you some idea of how impressive these massive structures must once... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

one of the best places i walk in my life, a lot of history to see, maybe need more services and It should be a little 'more clean and tidy and the grass cut

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Reggio Emilia, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

The larger archeological site almost in Europe. It's incredible. Temples of Gods. Sunny roads between baths basileum residencies. Where people pried for matherood. Or to Demetra feeding the earth with animals sacrified. The Acropolis with a landscape enormous on the sea. You can breath history that arrives in your mind. Selinunte was a great city, with around 85.000 inhabitants. It... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Do not miss it! This is a spectacular Greek site with amazing views of the sea. Pretty big site to visit, better to get the cart otherwise it is a long walk.

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Banbury, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Really interesting. Consider paying for the buggy - even if you only use it for the return trip. It's quite a walk on a hot day.

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San Francisco, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

This archaeological site is incredible. I suggest you take the cart to see the full Acropolis - especially if you are traveling in the hot summer months.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

The disappointment for us at this site was that we had already been to Agrigento where the temples are much more restored and therefore the grandeur easier to see and imagine. Whilst this site is huge, only one of the temples is in any sense complete, one is partial and most of the others are fallen stones. From the narrative... More 

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Sanibel Island, Florida, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

Along with the nearby Valley of the Temples, this site is an ancient history buff's dream. If you've gotten this far, go ahead and arrange to do this. I'd recommend the few extra Euros for the golf cart shuttle, as this is a LARGE site. If you go on a hot day, you'll also appreciate the cover when riding. As... More 

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