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Portale di San Giorgio

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Address: Via dei Normanni, 97100 Ragusa, Sicily, Italy

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Rare gothic relic.

This portal was preserved, after the devastating 17th c earthquake, which flattened southern Sicily, and its gothic style is somewhat unique, amidst the reconstructed baroque town.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 11, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

This portal was preserved, after the devastating 17th c earthquake, which flattened southern Sicily, and its gothic style is somewhat unique, amidst the reconstructed baroque town.

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Cumbria,U.K.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

The only part of the old cathedral which has been retained following its destruction by the 1693 earthquake

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Some high quality carving in a variety of styles survives on what was a doorway to a duomo that was otherwise lost in the 1693 earthquake. An interesting if brief stop on a walking tour of the town.

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Dursley, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Ancient doorway set off a piazza near the park. This doorway is one of the few remaining structures left after the famous earthquake.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2008

In Ragusa Ibla next to the 'Villa' (as the Sicilians call their public gardens) you'll find the remains of the ancient church of San Giorgio to not confuse with the Duomo in the main piazza in Ibla. It was built around the XII century and is a beautifull example of Gotic-Catalan style. Of the old church is left only the... More 

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Address: Via dei Normanni, 97100 Ragusa, Sicily, Italy
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Ragusa  >  Ragusa

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