Paestum Ruins, Paestum

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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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  • We drove it here from Naples, parking is available close to the entrance. The temples were breath taking, grand and we'll preserved. A one way in and out system, we bought tickets online but they...  more »
  • I love ancient history and had of course visited Pompeii and Herculaneum - but I hadn't even heard of Pasteum before a holiday in Sorrento. Unable to hire a car and unwilling to pay the extortionate.....  more »

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