Russian billionaire looks to buy Valley of the Temples

Published on January 10th, 2012 | by Admin


A Russian billionaire is looking to buy the ruins of Sicily’s Valley of the Temples, a UNESCO world heritage site.

“It’s not for sale”, said Marco Zambuto, the Mayor of Agrigento, a small town on the south coast of Sicily where the temples’ ruins sit.

“Not even for 40 billion,” (which analysts say may be enough to save Italy’s finances.) “But if he was to make a contribution to the upkeep of this site, now that would be a different matter,” added Zambuto.

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Story: EuroNews | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

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