PHOTO: Temple of Apollo in Syracuse, Sicily

PHOTO: Temple of Apollo in Syracuse, Sicily

The Temple of Apollo, dating from the 6th century B.C., stands at the entrance to Ortigia Island, home to the Old Town in Syracuse, Sicily. It is the oldest known Doric temple of the Greeks who inhabited ancient Rome.

Click on above photo to view it in large format: The Temple of Apollo, dating from the 6th century B.C., stands at the entrance to Ortigia Island, home to the Old Town in Syracuse, Sicily. It is the oldest known Doric temple of the Greeks who inhabited ancient Rome.

4 Comments on “PHOTO: Temple of Apollo in Syracuse, Sicily

  1. I understand the temples are lit at night. That too would make them a wonderful sight. Counting down the days.

    • They definitely are, Christine, and they’re beautiful, day and night.

    • Me neither Rhonda. I continue to be amazed by the mind-broadening aspect of travel.

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