6 Sights in Capaccio, Italy (with Map and Images)

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Explore interesting sights in Capaccio, Italy. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 6 sights are available in Capaccio, Italy.

Sightseeing Tours in Capaccio

1. Archaeological site of Paestum

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Paestum was a major ancient Greek city on the coast of the Tyrrhenian Sea, in Magna Graecia. The ruins of Paestum are famous for their three ancient Greek temples in the Doric order dating from about 550 to 450 BC that are in an excellent state of preservation. The city walls and amphitheatre are largely intact, and the bottom of the walls of many other structures remain, as well as paved roads. The site is open to the public, and there is a modern national museum within it, which also contains the finds from the associated Greek site of Foce del Sele.

Wikipedia: Paestum (EN), Website

2. Archaeological site of Hera Argiva

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Archaeological site of Hera Argiva

The Heraion at Foce del Sele is an archaeological site consisting of an Ancient Greek sanctuary complex dedicated to the goddess Hera in what was Magna Graecia. When built, the complex was located at the mouth of the Sele, approximately 8 km (5.0 mi) north of the Greek city of Poseidonia that was famous for its three standing Greek temples. Due to the deposition of alluvial sediment by the river, the site now is approximately 2.3 km (1.4 mi) from the modern coast.

Wikipedia: Heraion at Foce del Sele (EN)

3. Temple of Athena (or Ceres. Later a Christian church)

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The Temple of Athena is a Greek temple of Magna Graecia found at Paestum, in Capaccio Paestum, a comune in the province of Salerno in the Campania region of south-western Italy. It was built around 500 BC and was for some time incorrectly thought to have been dedicated to Ceres, but as a result of the recovery of numerous statuettes in terracotta depicting Athena, it is now thought to have been dedicated to her.

Wikipedia: Temple of Athena (Paestum) (EN)

4. Second Temple of Hera (also called of Neptune or Poseidon)

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The Temple of Hera II, is a Greek temple of Magna Graecia in Paestum, Campania, Italy. It was built in the Doric order around 460–450 BC, just north of the first Hera Temple of around 550–525 BC. If still in use by the 4th-and 5th century, it would have been closed during the persecution of pagans in the late Roman Empire.

Wikipedia: Second Temple of Hera (Paestum) (EN)

5. First Temple of Hera (also called The Basilica)

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The Basilica is located on the archaeological site of Poseidonia, the city of Magna Grecia renamed by the Romans Paestum. It is located in the southern sanctuary of the city, where it stands, parallel and almost aligned on the eastern side, a short distance from the rear temple of Neptune.

Wikipedia: Basilica di Paestum (tempio greco) (IT)

6. Chiesa dell'Annunziata

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The church of SS. Annunziata dates back to the beginning of the fifth century A.D. and is located within the archaeological site of Paestum, in the municipality of Capaccio Paestum in the Province of Salerno.

Wikipedia: Chiesa dell'Annunziata (Paestum) (IT)

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