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Temple of Hercules

To the west of the parking lot of the information point and the ticket office of the archaeological park, it is the first of the monuments that you encounter when climbing the Via Sacra that leads to the Temple of Concordia. It is considered the oldest temple among the Agrigento temples. Presumably dating back to the 1920th century BC. C. Cicero speaks of it describing it as very close to the agora. The temple was destroyed, like many others, due to an earthquake and only around XNUMX it was decided to raise the eight columns that make up the visible structure currently

 

 

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