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Former Akragas was founded by settlers from Gela in 581 BC. From Antiquity, the town has retained a magnificent group of temples, some of which are in better condition than others, located below its acropolis. On the hilltop, the medieval town escaped the destruction caused by the 1693 earthquake and has retained its traditional character.

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  • Valley of the Temples (Valle dei Templi) Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    v.le Valle dei Templi I - 92100 Agrigento

    Do not search for the valley! The temples (a dozen of them) erected in 5 BC, are located on the ridge to the south of the town, . Set on fire by the Carthaginians in 406, they were restored in their original style by the Romans. Earthquakes, fanatica..

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  • The temple, which has been kept intact, dates from 430 AD. but we forget the person to whom it was consecrated. This is a great example of optical illusion. The columns become narrower at the top to make them appear larger but have a bulge two thirds..

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  • Regional archaeological museum Recommended Recommended

    Via Passeggiata Archeologica I - 92100 Agrigento

    The San Nicola monastery accommodates this museum, which unites pieces found across the whole Agrigento region. Do not miss the colossal 7.5 m high Telamon (Atlantes), taken from the temple of Jupiter (there were once 38 of these), or the Ephebe of A..

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Hotels Agrigento

  • Hotel Antica Foresteria Catalana

    Piazza Lena 5 I - 92100 Agrigento

    Set in the historic centre of Agrigento, the Antica Foresteria Catalana is a 2-minute walk from both the Luigi Pirandello Theatre and central Via Atenea. The hotel features a 24-hour front desk, and air-conditioned rooms with antique furnishings. Par..

  • Hotel Concordia

    Via San Francesco D'Assisi 11 I - 92100 Agrigento

    Offering free rental bike, Hotel Concordia is located in Agrigento, a 5-minute walk from the train station. Free WiFi access is available in all areas. Each room here will provide you with a TV, air conditioning and a minibar. Featuring a shower, th..

  • Grand Hotel Dei Templi Four stars Four stars Four stars Four stars

    Viale Leonardo Sciascia I - 92100 Villaggio Mosè

    Prix Prices from : 44 €

    The Grand Hotel Dei Templi takes its name from the renowned Valley of the Temples, the famous archaeological site in Agrigento, where it is situated. The hotel is surrounded by large private gardens and features its own private swimming pool. In ..

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