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Da Capo Colonna a Le Castella

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Address: Riserva Marina, Crotone, Italy
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only remainder of a big temple

A sole remainder of what was a big temple in the greek era. One of the highlists of culture in calabria. You need some imagination tough

Reviewed 12 August 2013
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Le Castella, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Today a lone 6th BC Doric column stands which marks the spot of the Temple Hera Lacinia. the area first settled by by Greeks in 7 BC . free of Charge

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 518 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2015

The first Temple to Hera on this site was built in 7 CBC, by the citizens of Crotone, colony of Achaian Greeks. The extra-mural Sanctuary marked the end of territory of Crotone polis on the southern end of Taranto bay. It was large, well-known Pan-Hellenic Sanctuary, dedicated to Hera Lacinia. Not much remains of this majestic structure, just one standing... More 

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Ennigerloh, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2015

It is a shame how the authorities prevent the visitor from enjoying this great place. Barriers everywhere. No possibility to see any detail of the excavations. You could not even get a view of the coast. Most eastern point of Calabria. But not accessible. In Greece or Sicily this is far better. The museum is nice, but I would prefer... More 

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Ravenna, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2014

This is not a common place. The midway between Greece and Sicily. Everything happened here and everyone was here from the early times of mythology. Close your eyes and you will see the ship of Ulysses passing by near the horizon, in the sun on the deep blue sea. At Capo Colonna, the Carthaginian general Hannibal tried to steal the... More 

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Zuienkerke, Belgium
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Reviewed 12 August 2013

A sole remainder of what was a big temple in the greek era. One of the highlists of culture in calabria. You need some imagination tough

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