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Museo e Parco Archeologico Nazionale di Scolacium

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Archaeology on the Ionica coast

It was amazing to see remains from before the birth of Christ . You can see remains of aqueducts... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2015
Ray H
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Addison, Illinois
Great place.

Really great place, available only by car. If you have a possibility - go for a concert in ruins... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2015
Ewa S
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Loc. Roccelletta di Borgia, 88021, Borgia, Italy
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Reviewed 6 October 2015

It was amazing to see remains from before the birth of Christ . You can see remains of aqueducts, roads ,tombs and even the Basilica.

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed 6 June 2015 via mobile

Really great place, available only by car. If you have a possibility - go for a concert in ruins, usually mid August

Date of experience: August 2014
1  Thank Ewa S
Reviewed 24 March 2015

Hidden in an ancient olive grove this great archelogical site has a lot to see and the private museum is really interesting.

Date of experience: January 2015
1  Thank Jeanette S
Reviewed 14 April 2014

If you've ever wanted to see the archeology experience in-process, then the Parco Archeologico di Scolacium is for you. Located in the middle of an active olive grove, the ruins are in a constant state of dicovery. This site is relatively unknown, so enjoy a...More

Date of experience: March 2014
3  Thank 494amys
Reviewed 28 October 2013

Just a short drive from Catanzaro Lido, the visit consists of five stops. Upon entering one encounters the remains of an enormous Norman church, which can only be viewed from the outside, but views into the interior from the lateral and central door are rewarding....More

Date of experience: October 2013
5  Thank Bob B
Reviewed 16 May 2013

This beautiful Archaelogical Park, just a few Kilometers South of Catanzaro Marina, it is particularly important because it's one of Calabria's Archaelogical Park where the Roman legacy is more testified than the Greek one, more commonly present in Calabria's Archaelogical Parks, the Greek Skylletion being...More

Date of experience: June 2012
3  Thank Visitreggiocalabria
Reviewed 13 November 2012

While I always hated history, being able to walk through these ruins, and learn about the people who lived there thousands of years ago, encouraged me to do further reading and research.

Date of experience: July 2012
3  Thank Diane P
Reviewed 6 November 2012

Go in the morning when the museum is open. Well worth an hour of anyone's time. Also visit Calabria's first electric-pwered olive press factory. Pleasant walk by the ruins, theatre, amphitheatre - about a kilometer long so easily done except for one short steep hill....More

Date of experience: October 2012
3  Thank Iskiblackruns
Reviewed 4 October 2012

If these ruins were located around Rome, you would not be able to get close to them. However, being located in a non-tourist area allows one to tour without crowds. The museum located on the grounds is very informative. The world reknown artist, Buren, has...More

Date of experience: September 2012
2  Thank brandy96
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The park is very good, large and easy, but the floor is in ground with little stones. Only few area are too much strong, steep slope as the amphitheater. There was a big town, but you can visit what you need, as the museum... More
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