Valley of the Temples, Syracuse and Ragusa: Sicily Bedda
Sicily: sun, crystalline sea, golden beaches, citrus, arancini and cannoli, a welcoming land and meeting place of ancient peoples. Immersed in the Mediterranean, it brings with it centuries of different cultures, which have left their mark through art. The island is still today one of the most fascinating regions of the Italian peninsula. Cradle of the writer Pirandello, diversifies from East to West with its particular and unique locations.
Akragas for the Greeks, Agrigento today, is undoubtedly one of the densest cities in history. Founded by rhodium-cretan originals in 580 BC It is known throughout the world for the wonderful Valley of the Temples. Included in the list of World Heritage Sites (UNESCO), it is an archaeological area that leaves you breathless. Extended to 1300 hectares, it is the largest archaeological site in the world. The Valley is characterized by the remains of twelve Doric temples, fortifications, a vast necropolis and many other points where it is possible to breathe the wind of the past.
The key element is undoubtedly the Greek theater, which last year hosted around 583.465 tourists.
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You can not visit Sicily without admiring the city of Syracuse. Built by the Corinthians, it was called Cicero as '' The most beautiful and great city in Greece ''. After becoming the capital of the Byzantine Empire, and survived the 1693 earthquake, it was also declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was also an important site at the political-international level in 2009, hosting the G8 on the environment.
Beautiful from every perspective, Syracuse shows the signs of the Hellenistic age with the Rock Necropolis of Pantalica, the Island of Ortigia (in which there is the Greek amphitheater still used), the Archaeological Park of Neapolis and the Eurialo Castle.
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Last but not least is the city of Ragusa.Inserita Val di Noto is one of the most important baroque centers still existing. The historic center was included in the UNESCO list in 2002 thanks to the characteristic Baroque Ragusa. What is characterized by? It is a reworking of simple, refined and eclectic works at the same time. Most of the artistic heritage is located in the ancient district of Ibla. Rich in religious architecture (such as the Cathedral of San Giorgio, the Church of San Giuseppe), it also hosts numerous parks and nature reserves. To not miss even one, you can find properties for sale in Ragusa here.
After visiting Sicily, one can only define '' Bedda ''(beautiful).
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