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Discover 21 places to see in Agrigento

Admire the most beautiful places of Agrigento and add them to your basket. YAMGU will create your trip considering distances, opening hours and weather.


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State archive of Agrigento

The archive of Agrigento, established in implementation of the organic law 1 ag. 1843 became provincial Archive with r.d. 22 Sept. 1932, no. 1391, State Archives section with l. 22 Dec. 1939 n. 2006, and State archives with d.p.r. 30 Sept. 1963, n. 1409.   funds reporting indicates Garcia or Agrigento depending on whether the data terminal is front or back to 1927, the year in which the town assumed its current name. For the documentation and its current Agrigento province it is necessary to look in AS Palermo, not only, obviously, to the news that can be obtained from the Central Governm


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PIRANDELLO'S HOUSE

Is located in contrada Caos, 4 kilometres from Agrigento and is reached along the strada statale 115 to Porto Empedocle.
The House is a late 18th century rural building, situated in a hamlet, at Agrigento, named "chaos", a plateau overlooking the sea, dotted with olive trees and Oaks.
The Ricci Gramitto, avi writer's maternal side, were in possession of Villa in 1817. In it the Pirandello family had taken refuge to escape the severe cholera epidemic that raged in 1867 in Sicily. Damaged in 1944 by the blast near ammunition dump of American troops, was declared a national monument in 1949. Three


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Cattedrale di San Gerlando

Originally consecrated to our Lady of the assumption, the Cathedral's historic title Agrigento, was dedicated to San Gerlando in 1305.
From the Cathedral you can access the Diocesan Museum and Treasury of the Cathedral. From the Bell Tower instead leads to the Choir of the canons and the archive of the chapter. At the foot of the Cathedral rises the Seminary of Agrigento.

The phenomenon of spokesman

In the Cathedral the so-called phenomenon occurs. In fact everyone in the sanctuary can hear what you are saying, even in a low voice by a person positioned at the entrance of the Church, at a dis


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Chiesa del Purgatorio

Chiesa del Purgatorio or San Lorenzo (now Deconsecrated) XV-XVI century the façade is in Baroque style, enriched by numerous statues, in particular those on either side of the portal, bordered by two spiral columns represent allegories of faith and charity. inside the building, with a single nave, has sculptures of the Serpotta and houses a reliquary. the ceiling has a cupola.


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Fountain of the Giants

The giant Fountain bearing the emblem of the city, is located in the grounds of Casesa Piazzale Aldo Moro. The fountain is made of marble and is circular shaped presents three whose amplitude levels degrade in height. The highest level is a sculptural depiction of a putto holding a dragon spitting out water.


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Giardino della Kolymbetra

Il giardino della Kolymbethra (the Greek term indicating a type of swimming pool used in Roman times to water games) is an archaeological site of great naturalistic and landscape importance, situated in a small valley in the heart of the Valley of the temples in Agrigento. In 1999 it was entrusted to the Italian Environment Fund (FAI), vegetation and structural restoration organized by FAI
allowed the discovery of some tombs.


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