Hotel Akragas

Address: Viale Emporium 16-18, San Leone, Sicily, Italy | Hotel
 
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Location

This hotel, located on Viale Emporium 16-18, San Leone, is near Valley of the Temples (Valle dei Templi), Temple of Concord, Eraclea Minoa, and Temple of Hercules.
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Travel Blogs from San Leone

Ancient Roman Villa

A travel blog entry by colebuck on Jan 06, 2015

Upon our time in Sicily, we toured an Ancient Roman Villa that would've been used by the Romans around the time of Christ. The villa was massive in size considering the time period it was built, and it would've been used by a wealthier class of Roman citizens during its era. Intricate mosaics covered the walls and floors of the ...

Greek Amphitheaters

A travel blog entry by colebuck on Jan 06, 2015

... people in attendance. Years later, the same type of architecture of these ancient Greek amphitheaters was re-established in Rome. Its seems that the Ancient Romans used the design of these ancient Greek amphitheaters in the development of there own entertainment facilities. The architectural design of the large stone amphitheater even resembled the inside design of the Colosseum, built centuries ...

Valley of Temples

A travel blog entry by gunnarpatrick on Jan 05, 2015

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... their festivals surrounded the gods, their wars depended on the gods, and their societies were fixed upon the gods. When the Romans eventually conquered Greece, they adopted these ideas and their culture as well became fixated upon the gods. These temples were not only great works of art and architecture that we have today, but central social artifacts that tell of their ...

Valle dei Templi

A travel blog entry by colebuck on Jan 05, 2015

... of the Pantheon, built in Rome many years later. Overall, seeing Valle dei Templi was, in my mind, a surreal experience. Standing in front of these temples that have been around since the 5th century BC, and that played such a significant roll in not only the Ancient Greek society, but the Ancient Roman society as well, was an experience that I will not soon ...

Valle dei Templi

A travel blog entry by lbreault on Jan 05, 2015

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... on the columns are actually straight. The surface is not flat, but it is made to look flat. The Temple of Hercules was built around 500 BC, same as the Temple of Hera in Greece. The Temple of Concordia was built in 430 BC. During this time Agrigento was a more significant city than Rome because Rome is just starting to transform itself into a city in 500 BC. The Romans learned from the ...