Sanctuary of Giove Anxur, Terracina

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Sanctuary of Giove Anxur , a Roman temple built on a hill some 227 m (745 ft) tall, offers impressive views of the nearby town and the Mediterranean sea. The substructure dates back to the first century BCE. The ruins themselves include a fortified camp, the temple itself and its terrace, as well as a smaller temple with traces of ninth-century frescoes. Roman cults worshiping the gods Venus and possibly Jupiter celebrated rites here. Bring sturdy footwear and be aware that the inclines are steep. Visit the on-site bar for refreshments before hiking back down. Using our international travel planner, Terracina attractions like Sanctuary of Giove Anxur can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Especially in clear days it offers wonderful views. From its terraces it is possible to spot Ischia, Gaeta’s gulf, Fondi’s greenhouses, the beautiful beaches of Circeo, the reclamated...  more »
  • I knew about this place for several months before actually arriving in Terracina and the goal was to climb to the top by the second day after arriving. I was warned by several people that this was a.....  more »
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