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Photos of the Valley of the Temples, Agrigento, Sicily

Doric Temple at Agrigento

The Valley of the Temples at Agrigento in Southern Sicily is an ancient site originally established by the Greeks around 600BC. The temples actually sit on a ridge - it is certainly an atmospheric site with the structures framed against the sky and the Mediterranean Sea.

The sandstone is aged, but you can see the skill of the ancient builders.

Detail of an Agrigento temple
Agrigento temple

It's a sacred place.

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Agrigento Postcard