Paestum

Ruins in Paestum

Paestum is a UNESCO World Heritage site in Campania, Italy.

Understand

Paestum is a Greek settlement where you can find the best preserved Greek doric temples worldwide. Most of the ancient Greek city has not been excavated yet. Besides three temples, the side has a gymnasium, city wall and tower ruins and plenty of house wall ruins. Part of the site is also a museum showing excavated items such as statues, vases, metalwork, and painted grave stones.

Get in

By car

Get around

See

The Temple of Athena

Do

Buy

Eat

Second Temple of Hera (also erroneously called Neptune Temple or Poseidon Temple)

Sleep

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