On this, the longest night of the year, I think about something beautiful…. In Agrigento, the UNESCO World Heritage Site Valley of the Temples is magnificent to see. The individual temples, like this one, the 5th century BC Temple to Castor and Pollux, are illuminated at night for a breathtaking effect.
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Agrigento’s Temple of Castor and Pollux
The four remaining columns of the Temple of Castor and Pollux, built in the 5th century BC and reconstructed in the 19th century, offer a lasting impression of the outstanding Valle dei Templi ruins of the ancient Greater Greece colony that was once 200,000 inhabitants strong.