The majority of the ruins date from the IV century, but the fortifications were raised a century after. When the Romans arrived here, the construction was interrupted. Temples, spas, market are spread all over the wide area of the town, one of the best preserved and complete. The most representative finds are now kept in the Archaeological Museum of Siracusa.
Archaeological area of Megara Hyblaea
All days: 09:00-one hour before sunset
It is recommendable to call the visitor centre to ask about opening times, since the area is located in a quite remote place.
Free entry: young people under 18 and adults over 65 coming from the European Union; students and teachers with a list of the participants; university students attending courses related to fine arts, architecture and history; other few special categories.
For info: Soprintendenza Beni Culturali Siracusa
Hermes Archeologia e Turismo is an institution that arranges guided visits for individuals and groups. Visits generally last 1 h 30m. Some special and more detailed visits are available upon request.
The visit can be integrated with a tour of the museum of Siracusa, containing the ruins of the ancient town Megara Iblea.
For info on itineraries, costs and reservations: Tel.: 334.7699195 (Sig. Sebastiano)
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