The hilltop town of Miglionico in Basilicata, Southern Italy

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Metaponto Archaeological Park preserves monuments which tell the story of the ancient town from its foundation by the Greeks until the Roman era. This includes the remains of an urban sanctuary dedicated to Apollo Licio (Lycian Apollo), the adjacent Agora (market/assembly square), the ceramic or Kerameikos district and a regular town plan consisting of long and narrow blocks, with a plateia (the main street).The main Doric Greek temples are situated in the Sacred Area and include the Athena Temple (VI century BC); Apollo Temple (VI century BC); Hera Temple (VI century BC); Aphrodite Temple and the Palatine Tables. The Agora hosts a semicircle theatre built on a previous circular one.
Location: Moglionico, Basilicata, Italy