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Valley of the Temples, Agrigento

The Valley of the Temples, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is the largest archaeological site in the world, almost 3,000 acres.   It is the site of an ancient city, Akragas, once the fourth largest city in the known world.  There … Continue reading

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Agrigento, Sicily

Agrigento is the home of the Valley of the Temples.  The Valley isn’t really a valley … it’s a ridge outside of Agrigento, near the west coast of Sicily.  These ruins are from one of the wealthiest Greek colonies, a … Continue reading

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