fz570628The "Valley of the Temples" is a small hill 2 kilometers south of Agrigento, Sicily, Italy. Standing on the top of the hill, you have a wide view, overlooking Agrigento in the front, and green valleys in the back. The top of the hill is lined with brownish red The remains of ancient Greek temples, the temple stands upright and majestic, like a rainbow.
E42***23beautiful place! blue sky and white cliff! climbing up is fun! your clothes might get some white powders too.inconvenient to go by bus. they have some private cab near arigento train station. price varies! at first they said eur 70 round trip... eventually eur50... however, they charged us eur80 at last! :(better drive!
M22***00The Acropolis is more magnificent than here. The Temple of Zeus is left with some stone columns. The northeast corner can take a full view of the Temple of Zeus and the Acropolis. The southwest corner is also a good location for taking pictures.
蛙儿子La Valle dei Templi (Valley of Temples) is one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Many Greek-style temple buildings are preserved on the ridge. It was built in the fifth century BC and has been standing on this land for two thousand years. It is also one of the most famous ancient Greek buildings in Italy. They overlook the blue sea , Looking at the boundless sky. Among them, the Temple of Concord is the only temple with a relatively complete preservation so far. Although the Temple of Zeus is in ruins, the huge wreckage can still make people imagine its former glory.
m15***71The Basilica of San Gerando is the main church of Agrigento. We got up early and went to visit the lord’s place of the residents of Agrigento before breakfast, and felt the houses of Sicily. After walking all the way to the main church, the tranquility was different from other churches.
Basilica Maria Santissima del SoccorsoAgrigento,Italy
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Tempio di Giove OlimpicoAgrigento,Italy
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Temple of ConcordAgrigento,Italy
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Archaeological Area of AgrigentoAgrigento,Italy
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Porta di PonteAgrigento,Italy
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The city of Akragas was founded towards - 580 by Greek colonizers. It was first governed by bloodthirsty tyrants like Phalaris (570, 554), enlightened tyrants like Theron (488, 472), and then, under the impulse of the philosopher Empedocles, a native of the city, democracy Prevailed over a long period. The city enjoyed great prosperity, especially under Theron, until it was captured by the Carthaginians, who destroyed it almost entirely in 406. It was rebuilt and then taken by the Romans, who still developed it in 210. Akragas declined after the fall Of Rome and was gradually abandoned. The stones of its beautiful monuments were used mainly in the Middle Ages for the construction of churches. The site is nevertheless magnificent with its many vestiges of temples: temple of Concorde especially, very well preserved because transformed into church, temples of Zeus Olympian, Castor and Pollux, Hercules, Hera, Asclepius. Also worth seeing is the altar of the Sacrifices, the orchard of the Kolymbetra which has been restored to life recently and the Greco-Roman quarter. The archaeological museum is very interesting; It has 20 rooms dedicated mainly to the Greek vestiges which illustrate the life of peasants, religious cults, privacy. There are many vases and the numismatic collection is very important.
Italy's "Turkey Stairs" is related to pirates
"custom tour" in Sicily, one of the playmates can be called "tourist" to find new attractions with his Google map, do not know, A look scared! There is such a wonderful thing on the way.
Leave Agrigento to drive west for only 15 kilometers. The car stops to look down. There is a large strange white stone cliff on the roadside that stretches out to the sea. It is gorgeous under the blue water of the sapphire blue. . The stone cliff is a geological structure formed by white limestone. The white limestone comes from the accumulation of calcium in the underground spring water. It has been wonderfully formed like a ladder for thousands of years (the crowd that looks like an ant is climbing);
Turkey The stairs (steps) are a beach near the Agrigent in Agrigento on the west coast of Sicily; the origin of the ladder name is not romantic, the stone cliff beach is not far from the island's important town, so the Turks-dominated pirates will As a land and habitat, the "Turkey Step" has also been passed down;
The innocent sea and its wild name highlight the majestic changes of the steps;
Italian romantic movie "The beautiful legend of Sicily" There is a scene taken here;
, here, the beauty of Sicily can only be described by her own name is more appropriate - "Godfather" level of beauty!
The beautiful reflection of the sea is really wonderful
The scenery here will remind people of the cotton castle in Turkey, the difference is how interesting it is to climb the pirate experience once
more tourists It is to swim and sunbathe in the underground beach of such a fine beach.
This "beauty" chair is really the best in the world!
The beauty is also very beautiful. When the Pamukkale has asked the tourists to take off their shoes and must carefully step on the fragile scenery, the Turkish ladder still has no precautions to wait for the tourists to climb;
The white limestone on the cliff has been very soft and gradually weathered. In the end, it will be "You are the wind, I am the sand";
No one knows if the "Turkish ladder" will be included in the "being to disappear" in the future. The list.
Going early! Also need to go!
Some people say that in Agrigento, Sicily, you can't miss the Valle dei Templi, the Greek temple, and the Scala deI Turchi, the fascinating beauty of the fascinating turkey, or the singularity of pure white. The beauty is the precious treasure left by the years.
Sicily is more and more exciting. Agrigento, on the south side of the island, has the reputation of the residence of the gods. It was built by the Greeks who moved from Rhode Island in the 6th century BC. It is one of the most important towns in ancient Greece and has many intact Greek ruins.