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Thursday, 1 February 2018

Ruins of Greek temples in Italy

Two years ago I was at my friend in Sicily. It is an amazing island located between Europe and Africa.There a lot of famous landmarks there. But I admired ruins of Greek temples which were preserved for centuries. 

Some of the best-preserved ancient Greek temples in the world—yes, even better than those in Greece itself—dot a ridge near the modern city of Agrigento. They’re the remnants of Akragas, a powerful and storied city founded by the Greeks in the 6th century B.C.

I got these photos from my friend yesterday.  you can see almonds trees are  in blooming - so it means spring is there and in the backgrounds ruins of the Greek temple.


  1. I saw some Roman (not Greek) ruins in Morocco many years ago. Fascinating that these structures have lasted this long.

  2. I would like a see a live almond tree!

  3. Truly amazing photos of the ruins.

  4. It looks like a fabulous place to visit. At many of the sites in Greece, you can no longer go in the ruins, is it the same way here?

  5. It's green.
    The ruins it's sad to see.

  6. Those ancient buildings are amazing. How lucky for you to have been there.

  7. Hello dear Gosia!
    Glad to find your blog!
    Wonderful pictures of this beautiful ancient ruins!
    It reminds me the Temple of Poseidon at Sounio,near at the area i live!
    All the almond trees have blossomed here to!
    I would like to visit Sicily!
    Thank you for sharing!
    I’ll be happy if you visit me too!
    Enjoy your weekend!
    (Aussie Dimi Decoupage)