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  Temple of Athena, Paestum, Italy
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South of Napoli, you can find these magnificent temples of Paestum. If you are anywhere near, don't forget to go there. It is really worth the detour!

These tempels are absolutely amazing. It is a large complex with three temples on it, but two of them are still under restauration. I wish I could have seen all three of them in full splendour, that would have been really unforgettable. But just one of these temples is more than enough to make this trip worth while!

This site is totally different to Pompeii or Ercolano. It was quiet here, no one to see..... a total difference with the busy Pompeii. It was almost like no one knows Paestum. But why? The temples are so amazing. When I mention this place to people a lot of the times they look at me with blank faces and a curious expression... "Paestum????" they ask... "Yes..... Paestum!" I answer... "A fantastic place where you can see Greek temples!" Hahaha, and than I mostly show them some photos of the Temples.

Directions: Paestum is located in Italy in the region of Campania
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  • Updated Feb 24, 2010
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