The mighty city walls, (on average 5 m in thickness and about 7 m in height), of the city of Posidonia / Paestum is one of the best preserved of the entire Magna Graecia; about 4,750 meters long, there are 28 towers, 4 main access doors, (Porta Marina, Porta Aurea, Porta Sirena, Porta Giustizia), 47 small openings useful for organizing the sorties during a siege. The ancient moat is currently occupied by the road that develops all around the perimeter of the walls.


mura di cinta di Paestum mura di cintamura di cinta mura di cinta, rampa di accessomura di cinta con torre