SICILY: AKRAGAS AND THE VALLEY OF THE TEMPLES by Motya.info

The ancient name of Agrigento was Akragas, founded around 581 BC by the Greeks as a colony. The main archaeological area of the Valley of the Temples is divided in two parts by a public road. On the east side the three main temples can be found while on the westside lies the agorà and the remains of temples and altars.

 

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