Private tour: Valley of the Temples and Archaeological Museum of Sicily

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Admire the magnificent Doric temples of the sacred hill, recently listed by UNESCO as a Cultural World Heritage. Follow your expert guide and get to know the history and the fascinating characters that shaped the face of Akragas, the ancient Agrigento. Enjoy a guided visit to the Regional Archaeological Museum “Pietro Griffo”, certainly one of the most important and interesting archaeological museums in Sicily.

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Duration: 4 hours
Starts: Agrigento, Italy
Trip Category: Private & Custom Tours >> Private Sightseeing Tours



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Admire the magnificent Doric temples of the sacred hill, recently listed by UNESCO as a Cultural World Heritage. Follow your expert guide and get to know the history and the fascinating characters that shaped the face of Akragas, the ancient Agrigento. Enjoy a guided visit to the Regional Archaeological Museum “Pietro Griffo”, certainly one of the most important and interesting archaeological museums in Sicily.

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Stop At: Agrigento Faberest, Via Panoramica Valle dei Templi Our tour guides will meet you next to the ticket office of the Tempio di Giunone., 92100, Agrigento, Sicily Italy

Through this tour, you will have the chance to admire the magnificent Doric temples of the sacred hill, as the Temple of Hera (Juno), the Temple of Concordia, Temple of Herakles (Hercules), the Temple of Zeus (Jupiter) and Sanctuary of chthonic deities. Follow the steps and the words of your expert guide and you will also understand the culture that led to the construction of those majestic structures and you will get to know the characters that made Akragas ‘the most beautiful city of mortals’.

After the Vally of the Temples, your guide will take you to visit the Regional Archaeological Museum “Pietro Griffo”. The museum houses an impressive collection of vases, two famous Greek marble statues, sarcophagi from the Greek and Roman periods and the original of one of the colossal Telamons of the Temple of Olympic Jupiter. This visit is very recommended to those who wish to have a more complete view of daily life in ancient Greece thanks to the numerous artefacts you can find here.

The guided tour also includes the remains of the ancient Agora, in which the Museum building is located.



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