Paestum Greek Roman Temples tour
Founded by the Greeks around 600 B.C. it was initially called Poseidonia, from Poseidon, or Neptune, God of the sea. the temple of Era Argiva became one of the largest and most esteemed sanctuaries of ancient Italy; about 50 stadiums separated the city from the Heraion and its emporium on the river.
The rediscovery of Paestum dates back to 1762, with the construction of a modern road, that still crosses through it.