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Agrigento in Sicily is a city millenarian, that it guards extraordinary archaeological riches, artistic and architectonic.

Agrigento was founded in the 581 a.C. and carried out an important role like city of the Magna Greece; it came then plundered from the Roman and endured the invasion of the Arabs who reconstructed the city on the top of one hill.

The historical center of Agrigento introduces the typical Arabic structure and is formed from many small ways and courtyards. On the way Atenea we find palaces and churches, with styles of various between they, that they guard patrimonies of sacred art of great value.

The Templi Valley is that that today remains of the splendid Akragas, one of the most feared and rich powers of the Mediterranean that was rendered famous from the gesta of heroes, illustrious legends and personages. Along a crinale we find the rests of many templi in dorico style, constructed in tufo limestone.

The Tempio of the Concord is more important (13 x 6 columns) and e' between the times better conserved of the antiquity. The Tempio of the Concord was constructed around to the half of V the century.

During the Middle Ages the materials of construction of the templi came use you in order to raise other new buildings. The Tempio di Zeus Olimpio comes familiarly called Quarry of the Giants and supplied material for the Church of S. Nicholas and the settecentesco arm of the wharf of Empedocle Port.

Events and manifestations in Agrigento


Tradizioni Locali Presepe Vivente Agrigento (2008-12-26)

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Presepe Vivente
The village that is home to our B & B is organizing, from December 26 to 06 January, a splendid living crib, with free tasting of typical products and the magical music and atmosphere of Christmas Sicilian.
B&B La Terrazza di LiolÓ

Sagre Riberella days Agrigento (2011-04-29)

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Riberella days
Cancella questo testo ed inserisci la descrizione del'evento in Inglese
Casa Vacanze La Rosa Rossa

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