• Tempelanlage in Paestum der Tempel der Athene

10 Most Famous Greek Temples: Paestum

The site boasts three well preserved Greek temples!

Paestum is an ancient Greco-Roman city in southern Italy, not far from the beach. The site boasts three well preserved Greek temples. The oldest temple in Paestum is the Temple of Hera, built around 550 BC by Greek colonists. The nearby temple was built about a century later and was also dedicated to Hera, the goddess of marriage and childbirth. Further away stand the Temple of Athena built in about 500 BC.