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Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Metaponto

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Via Aristea, 21 | Traversa di Viale Orazio Flacco, Metaponto, Bernalda, Italy
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All reviews small museum greek temple worth a visit late afternoon large area remaining columns worth the effort walk around terra cotta on site entrance fee ruins sites palatine visitors artifacts road
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Reviewed 19 November 2018

Probably like many other tourists, we drove to Metaponto in search of the Temple of Hera. Well first of all the Temple is about 9km outside the town and not at the address shown at the top of this review; and secondly, you must spend...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Taran H
Reviewed 6 October 2018

Fantastic history of this region of Italy, which formed part of Magna Grecia in the distant past. The site is spread over a large area, with a small museum. The most romantic is the Temple of Hera, with the remaining columns is inspiring of thoughts...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

A bit difficult to find. Entry was free. Only two other visitors there when we visited on a Sunday afternoon.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank William_Helgason
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Not a huge amount to see and hard to find but if in the area its interesting to spend a whist visiting the various sites.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 14 June 2018

First a warning, the Museum, Archeological Park, and the Temple of Hera are difficult to find in three different poorly marked locations. But it is WORTH the effort! The Museum is full of Vases, terra Cotta pieces and artifacts of the Greeks. The Archeological Park...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank michaelc143
Reviewed 17 May 2018

We went to the area planning on going to the museum and visiting the ruins. After a hard search, we found the museum. We were glad we did. Although there are no explanations in English, a staff member who spoke some English, immediately came up...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Not worth making a trip just to see it. Driving through the area, stop and check it out. About 10 minutes and you're done. Cool to see a Greek temple still standing in Italy.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank grantiboo
Reviewed 26 January 2018

We found this site more by luck really , we were not aware of it before but called in anyway . There are a couple of different sites and a museum , which was closed when we were there , however the site we saw...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank stephen w
Reviewed 29 December 2017

Temples, amphitheater, other ruins from thousands of years ago. It was very windy, so dress accordingly. An interesting museum is on site with several lion architectural artifacts as well as pottery and funeral items.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank PointerDetroit
Reviewed 26 October 2017

We drove out of our way from Matera to visit this location because we nerd-out on ruins. Keep in mind, the ruins are on three different sites and the museum is in a fourth location. My advice is to visit the museum first because the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Response from michaelc143 | Reviewed this property |
The museum was wonderful. There were not any tour guides. The signage and directions were not helpful. We had 2 GPS's and almost gave up. It was worth the struggle. In the parking area there are no guards, no employees, and... More