Walking tour of the Valley of the Temples

Discover the thousand-year history of the wonderful city through our walking tour of the Valley of the Temples: our Evolved Guide qualified tourist guide, registered with the Sicilian Region, will guide you in this extraordinary journey to explore the Archaeological Site of the Valley of the Temples, a UNESCO World Heritage archaeological site since 1997. Pirandello, the famous italian writer and poet, described the Valley of the Temples of Agrigento: “the temples were that the temples were “survivors of another world, immersed in a forest of olive and almond trees that had grown all around”. The archaeological site is the best evidence of the magnificence of the ancient city of Àkragas, the ancient name of Agrigento: this is the sacred area of the city, where the grandiose Doric temples, constructed during the fifth century BC, are still visible today; they are some of the best preserved temples in the world. The Evolved Guide local tour guide will guide you on this walk among the temples so that you will discover the history of one of the most important cities in Sicily and you will be able to enjoy unforgettable landscapes. Among the most evocative scenarios there will certainly be a visit to the so-called Temple of Concordia, the most intact among all the temples of the classical age. Walking through the ruins of the ancient buildings, your private guide will show you the Telamons, the huge statues of 7.5 m which supported the upper part of the Temple of Zeus (Juppiter), one of the largest temples in the ancient world, as large as a current football stadium. For the full knowledge of the history of Agrigento you will visit also Regional Archaeological Museum nearby and which preserve an invaluable heritage of finds that tell the history, art and culture of the city of Agrigento from prehistoric to Roman age. On our Evolved Guide platform, the walking tour of Valley of the Temples is customized by each of our local guides according to the itineraries, durations, departure times, prices and offers. Search among the proposals and choose the tourist guide that’s right for you. Go home with an unforgettable experience: choose Evolved Guide.

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