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Il Giardino della Kolymbetra

Via Dei Templi 3, 92100, Agrigento, Sicily, Italy
+39 335 122 9042
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Kolymbethra Garden Entry Ticket
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Via Dei Templi 3, 92100, Agrigento, Sicily, Italy
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1 - 10 of 87 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

on a warm day, you walk down into a deep cleft in the valley of the temples into a green paradise of olive, orange and lemon groves, flowers and fruits, all watered from an ancient aqueduct and pool. Magical, quiet place. Few tourists can be...More

Thank AlexandraKP
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The garden is in a sort of a sunken valley within the valley and at times feel like a dump. There is nothing really special about it. You won't be sorry if you miss it...

Thank Brian_Kaye1958
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is a garden however completely not worth the money. It is literally just citrus trees and dirt. You can climb up across some railway tracks (dodgy!!) to see an extra temple but it's in terrible condition and I feel like you could probably drive...More

Thank Marion W
Reviewed 24 May 2017

My wife and I visited the Giardino della Kolymbethra adjacent to the Valle dei Templi in Agrigento during a two-week vacation in Sicily. The gardens date back to around 500 BC and the description at the entrance made it sound like we were about to...More

1  Thank Richard_Harpum
Reviewed 15 May 2017

This was an extra charge. Don't think it is really worth the visit. Uninspiring garden, a lot of it was sectioned off.

1  Thank mumbles999
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

The garden is an insight  to how the ancient greeks grew there plants and trees, with a sophisticated and advanced irrigation water system that runs through the working garden. Descending down some steep steps you will feel the coolness compared to the open site of...More

Thank Sizzily
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Beautiful, simple, giving you an insight to how gardens were kept by the Greeks in Sicily. The scent of this garden was a wonderful bones.

Thank Ayan G
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

I'm not a garden person generally but this was lovely. It's not a formal garden, its a collection of citrus trees, many in flower when we visited, smelling gorgeous. Worth the extra few euros on the temples ticket.

1  Thank Judy H
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

This is a nice spot to visit in conjunction with the temples. Buy your combination ticket ahead of time and save 2 euro. The gardens are lush, signage is tri-lingual and the scent of orange blossoms is wonderful. There are some steep steps entering and...More

1  Thank Zosia B
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This garden lies on the slope of a small brook, as it apparently has been doing since antiquity. In the garden, traditional trees, fruit trees and other argricultural products are raised, thereby preserving them.

Thank Judith S
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Leon D
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Dear Federica: Many thanks for your kind reply - that is something that sounds very nice - Leon
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