Ragusa | Dôme de San Giorgio cathedral - Raguse

Cathedral of San Giorgio


The collegiate church of Saint George (also known as the Cathedral of St. George) is one of the most important monuments in the city of Ragusa in Sicily. The construction works of the Baroque cathedral began in 1744.

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Acireale | Palais Municipale Palace

Palazzo Municipale of Acireale


City Hall (Palazzo Municipale or Loggia Giuratoria in Italian) is located in Piazza del Duomo in Acireale. The building was started in 1659 and rebuilt after the 1693 earthquake and designed by Costantino Larcidiacono between 1783 and 1785. It was again damaged by the 1818 earthquake and repaired permanently in 1908.

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Termini Imerese | Himera - Sicily

Archaeological area of Himera

Termini Imerese

Himera was an important Greek colony in Sicily , on the north coast of the island . Its ruins are located in the area of Termini Imerese , Italian city of the province of Palermo . It was founded in 648 BC In 480, the army of Akragas and Syracuse defeated the Carthaginians in the […]

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Catania | Fontaine de l'Elephant Fountain

Fountain of the elephant


The fountain of the elephant is a monumental work made ​​between 1735 and 1737 by the architect Giovanni Battista Vaccarini. It is located in the center of the Piazza del Duomo in Catania. Its main element is a black basalt and a statue of an elephant, commonly called “u Liotru” and considered as the emblem […]

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