Selinunte was founded in the 7th century BCE and became a thriving seacoast city, as can be seen from the extensive ruins left scattered over two adjacent hilltops.
si13 052018220 j  Olive grove of the Case di Latomie, near Selinunte si13 052110240 s r aa  The biggest and most complete temple at Selinunte is poetically called "Tempe E". si13 052110292 j  Happy European tourist si13 052110400 s aa  Temple E dates from around 490-480 BCE and was restored in the 1960s.
si13 052110410 s a  All that is left of Temple G (540-480BCE) is a pile of fascinating rubble. si13 052110440 j  Temple E, from the north (It faces east.) si13 052110530 s r a  Tourists at Temple E si13 052110511 j  View towards the Acopolis, on the other hill, and the Mediterranean
si13 052111210 j  Looking back towards Temple E from the westward hill si13 052111270 s  The Mediterranean coast si13 052111311 s cr a  Less remains standing of Temple C (580-550 BCE) si13 052111340 j  Huge columns
si13 052111382 s  Looking back towards Temple E si13 052111390 j  Old road to the sea si13 052111451 j  Temple C beyond the grass si13 052111471 j  Waiting, smiling tourist
si13 052111541 j  Medeterranean waves