Visit the Ancient Ruins of Paestum

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Paestum is located in the southern Italy region Campania. It may be most famous for its well preserved standing Doric Temples that date back to 6th century B.C. It was then during the Magna Graecia that southern Italy was inhabited by ancient Greek settlers who brought with them Hellenic Civilization. Eventually Paestum aligned with Rome during the Roman Republic around the 3rd century B.C. Paestum is the city’s Roman name. The Greek name of the town was read more…