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Agrigento listen is a city on the southern coast of Sicily, Italy and capital of the province of Agrigento. It is renowned as the site of the ancient Greek city of Akragas, one of the leading cities of Magna Graecia during the golden age of Ancient Greece with population estimates in the range of 200,000 to 800,000 before 406 BC.

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Valley of the Temples

Strada Panoramica dei Templi 92100 Agrigento
The Valle dei Templi is an archaeological site in Agrigento, Sicily. It is one of the most outstanding examples of Greater Greece art and architecture, and is one of the main attractions of Sicily as well as a national monument of Italy. The area was included in the UNESCO World Heritage Site list in 1997. Much of the excavation and restoration of the temples was due to the efforts of archaeologist Domenico Antonio Lo Faso Pietrasanta, who was the Duke of Serradifalco from 1809 through 1812. The Archaeological and Landscape Park of the Valley of the Temples is the largest archaeological site in the world with 1,300 hectares.The term "valley" is a misnomer, the site being located on a ridge outside the town of Agrigento.
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Temple of Concordia

The Temple of Concordia is an ancient Greek temple in the Valle dei Templi in Agrigento on the south coast of Sicily, Italy. It is the largest and best-preserved Doric temple in Sicily and one of the best-preserved Greek temples in general, especially of the Doric order.
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Temple of Heracles

Via Passeggiata Archeologica, 92100 Província de Agrigento
The Temple of Heracles or Temple of Hercules is a greek temple in the ancient city of Akragas, located in the Valle dei Templi in Agrigento.The building, in the archaic Doric style, is found on the hill of the temples, on a rocky spur near the Villa Aurea. The name Temple of Heracles is an attribution of modern scholarship, based on Cicero's mention of a temple dedicated to the hero non longe a foro "not far from the agora", containing a famous statue of Heracles. That the agora of Akragas was in this area has not yet been demonstrated, but the identification is generally accepted.
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San Gerlando Cathedral

Piazza Don Minzoni, Agrigento AG, Italy
Agrigento Cathedral is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Agrigento, Sicily, dedicated to Saint Gerland. Founded in the 11th century, it was consecrated in 1099 as the seat of the restored bishop of Agrigento. The diocese was elevated to an archdiocese in 2000, and the cathedral is thus now the seat of the Archbishop of Agrigento.
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Temple of Olimpic Jupiter

The Temple of Olympian Zeus in Agrigento, Sicily was the largest Doric temple ever constructed, although it was never completed and now lies in ruins. It stands in the Valle dei Templi with a number of other major Greek temples.
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Villa Athena

33 Via Passeggiata Archeologica, 92100, Agrigento, IT

B&b sogni d'ors

6 Via Caruana, 92100

Colleverde Park Hotel

Via Panoramica dei Templi

Apartments I Fratelli

37 Via Nino Martoglio

Hotel della Valle

Akrabello

Kore Hotel

Borgo Siciliano B&B