5 Sights in Capaccio Paestum, Italy (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in Capaccio Paestum, Italy. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 5 sights are available in Capaccio Paestum, Italy.

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1. Sito archeologico di 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, which 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)

2. Museo archeologico nazionale di Paestum

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The National Archaeological Museum of Paestum is a museum located in the municipality of Capaccio-Paestum, in the province of Salerno. The National Archaeological Museum of Paestum is one of the major museums "on site" in Italy. The different sections that make it up allow the visitor to retrace the history of the Greek, Lucanian and Roman city. From 2015 following the D. P. C. M. 171/2014 has become a state museum equipped with special autonomy. In 2017 Scavi and Paestum Museum were the fifteenth most visited Italian state site, with 441,037 visitors.

Wikipedia: Museo archeologico nazionale di Paestum (IT)

3. Tempio di Athena o di Cerere

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The Temple of Athena is a Greek temple 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. Tempio di Hera I - Basilica

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The Basilica is located in the archaeological site of Poseidonia, a city of Magna Graecia 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)

5. Tempio di Hera II - di Nettuno

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The Temple of Hera II, is a Greek temple in Paestum, Campania, Italy. It was built in the Doric order around 460–450 BC, just north of the first Hera Temple. 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)

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