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    Paestum - Agora: 40.423347, 15.005329
    Paestum - Forum: 40.421501, 15.005425
    Via Sacra et habitations: 40.420603, 15.003934
    Temple d Athéna, sanctuaire nord: 40.424180, 15.005929
    Basilique, temple d Héra de Paestum: 40.419410, 15.005447
    Temple de Neptune à Paestum: 40.420121, 15.005425
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    Paestum - Agora
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    Paestum - Forum
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    Via Sacra et habitations
    Via Sacra et habitations
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    Temple d Athéna, sanctuaire nord
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    Temple d'Athéna
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    Basilique, temple d Héra de Paestum
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    Temple d'Héra, basilique
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    Temple de Neptune à Paestum
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    Via Sacra and homes

    The via Sacra, borrowed during religious processions, is 9 feet wide, paved with large blocks of limestone that are marked by the traces of the passage of carts. Paved by the Romans, however, it dates from the Greek era. …

    Paestum Forum

    Comitium, Paestum


    The forum is a rectangular area built by the Romans shortly after 273 BC, in the southern part of the agora of the Greek city. It held the political, religious and social life of the colony. It has several …

    Agora (Poseidonia)

    The agora, the civil heart of the Greek city, is located between the north and south sanctuaries. The buildings date back to the oldest in the 6th century BC. The Romans made the southern part of the agora the …

    Temple of Athena and North Sanctuary

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    Le temple d’Athéna

    This sacred area, limited to the south by a path separating it from the agora, was occupied since the first generation of settlers by an archaic temple (about 580 BC) whose remains are still visible, including …

    Basilica, Temple of Hera

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    Temple d'Héra, basilique, Paestum

    Temple d’Héra, basilique

    It is the oldest of the three Doric temples, dating from the third quarter of the sixth century BC.
    It was improperly called “basilica” since the eighteenth century, because both the lack of pediments, the odd number …

    Temple of Neptune

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    Temple de Neptune, Paestum

    Temple de Neptune

    Close to the previous “basilica”, the so-called temple of Neptune (sometimes referred to as Heraion II in the past), on a small elevation that makes it even more imposing, is one of the three best preserved temples …

    Archaeological site of Paestum

    The oldest remains of the city are tombs, northwest and northeast of the city, and the sanctuary of Hera, a few kilometers north, at the mouth of the Sele river.

    The central districts were from the beginning dedicated to …