Paestum Ruins, Paestum

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The well-preserved Paestum Ruins date back to the first half of the sixth century and were dedicated to the goddess Hera and god Poseidon. Opposite the site is an archaeological museum. Several companies offer guided tours of the temples. Using our online itinerary creator, Paestum attractions like Paestum Ruins can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • It took me more than FIFTY YEARS to visit. Learnt about it as an architectural student, dreamt about it ever since. For anyone who loves Greek architecture (and this is early Doric at its absolute...  more »
  • We drove it here from Naples, parking is available close to the entrance. The temples were breath taking, grand and we'll preserved. A one way in and out system, we bought tickets online but they...  more »

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