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An odd juxtaposition of old and new, but somehow sits well

We saw this modern statue on the way back - strangely, having passed on the other side of the clear... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
David M
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Statue of Icarus, Agrigento, Sicily

Contrast Between Old and New, a beautiful statue in bronze positioned in front of the Temple of... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2018
Vladimir V
Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
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Parco Valle dei Tempi, Agrigento, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

We saw this modern statue on the way back - strangely, having passed on the other side of the clear space, we didn't even notice it! It actually sits surprisingly well against the background of the Temple of Concordia There is also currently a set...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 14 October 2018

Contrast Between Old and New, a beautiful statue in bronze positioned in front of the Temple of Concordia. In person it is much larger than it seems in the pictures. Icarus is the first man in history to manage to fly.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Vladimir V
Reviewed 9 October 2018

why do people feel the need to stand in front of this and have their photo taken??? The temple behind it is much more photo worthy!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

This huge statue of Icaro caduto is awesome. Its size and perfection are astonishing. If history is one of your interests you cannot miss this visit..

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Fulvio001
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Definitely, the most popular place to take the photo in this Valley of temples. Although it is a new statue ti fits very well to this historical site.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 21 August 2018

Go at night - exceptional views, the sites are lit up. It is an amazing experience worth the small fee.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 31 July 2018

Seemed like this statue was out of place as if it fell off the back of a truck during transit. That being said it was pretty cool

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank bill C
Reviewed 25 July 2018

Go early in the morning to beat the heat and there was no crowd. You can pay a few Euros to take a taxi to the top and then walk down which takes about 1-1/2 hours or walk up and down which would take about...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank sheritin
Reviewed 1 July 2018

This is a wonderful statue unusual as it is lying on its side instead of standing also it is not in a temple it is actually outside the temple it lies at the site of Valle dei tempi in Agrigento Sicily which is a Heritage...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Ursula C
Reviewed 30 June 2018

This huge bronze statue is new; nevertheless it fits in well with the ancient Greek sites seen in the background.

Date of experience: May 2018
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