Paestum Ruins, Paestum

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Must see · Ruin · Historic Walking Area
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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  • Beautiful and fascinating. Very well maintained. The staff was friendly and knowelgeable. We enjoyed our tour very much.  more »
  • 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 »
  • A must-do visit of breathtaking beauty! We have been twice because the ticket is valid for three days. The second time next to the Tempi we booked and did Yoga with Luciano who welcomed and pampered us just like this land of Cilento where everything is beautiful and full of charm. We booked the tickets online and then again on Line we set the day and time: very simple! The outside staff very kind, coordinated the queue and the distances. In the afternoon I recommend entering at the latest at 5:30 pm as the museum closes at 7:30 pm and since it is very large it takes about two hours at least! Beautiful sunset that colors the times: fantastic!
  • Very good conserved tempels.

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