Valley of the Temples
Argrigento is situated on Sicily's southern coast, and the town's Valley of the Temples (Valle dei Templi) is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the greatest legacies of ancient Greece. This parade of well-preserved Doric temples, just outside town, dates back to the fifth century BC and is what remains of the Greek city of Akragas. Here are a couple of web sites where you can learn more:
Argrigento - Best of Sicily
The photographs below had to be downloaded from the Internet since we forgot to bring our camera that day (aaaargh!!). To identify the temple, place your cursor on the photo; click on it to see a larger image.
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