- Type: Landmarks
NileGuide Expert Says:
Once a thriving spot for ancient temples, the ruins have been taken over by cats! The Roman Cat Sanctuary, located among the ruins, takes in abandoned cats and provides them with a safe playground away from the traffic. The sanctuary is run by volunteers and houses up to 250 cats, all available for adoption.
- The ancient buildings that can be seen here were discovered during excavation work in the 1920s. The four temples from the Republican era were named A, B, C and D. Temple C is the oldest, Temple A is from the 3rd c. BC, and some of the flooring and mosaics of Temple B are still visible. Though Temple C was built in 100 BC, the mosaic decorations were added during a later period.
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