General view of Temple Of Castor and Pollux, late 5th century BC, Agrigento, Sicily, Italy,  pictured on September 12, 2009, in the morning. Only four columns and part of the entablature of the Temple of Castor and Pollux or of the Dioscuri remain, a rosette on the corner. In 1836 the temple was excavated and restored by archeologists Villareale and Cavallari, commissioned by the Duke of Serradifalco. The Valley of the Temples is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Picture by Manuel Cohen.

LC0909_Agrigento_MC030.jpg

1 of 1

General view of Temple Of Castor and Pollux, late 5th century BC, Agrigento, Sicily, Italy, pictured on September 12, 2009, in the morning. Only four columns and part of the entablature of the Temple of Castor and Pollux or of the Dioscuri remain, a rosette on the corner. In 1836 the temple was excavated and restored by archeologists Villareale and Cavallari, commissioned by the Duke of Serradifalco. The Valley of the Temples is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Picture by Manuel Cohen.

Copyright Manuel Cohen

7.2MB
5616x3744
Keywords:
5th century BC
Acragas
Agrigento
Agrigentum
Akragas
Ancient
archaeological
archaeology
archeological
archeology
architectural
architecture
Classical
colonization
colony
column
cut-stone bearing masonry
day
Doric
early
Europe
European
general view
Girgenti
Greek
heritage
hill
historic
history
horizontal
island
Italian
Italy
Kerkent
looking up
low angle view
Mediterranean
morning
no people
nobody
outdoors
outside
photo
photograph
photography
pillar
Roman
Sicilian
Sicily
site
Southern
Southern Europe
Southern European
temple
Temple of Castor and Pollux
Temple of Dioscuri
tourism
tourist attraction
travel
tree
UNESCO World Heritage Site
Valley of the Temples
vegetation
worship