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Ragusa Ibla

Address: Ragusa, Sicily, Italy
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Ranked #1 of 21 Attractions in Ragusa
Type: Civic Centers, Cultural
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Stockholm, Sweden
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71 reviews 71 reviews
49 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 NEW

We went to see Ragusa Ibla because of Montalbano. A very strange and different visit and town. Very run down with no traffic or people except for tourists. We have travelled a lot but never seen anything like it. It´s not picturesque rather ugly. Walk around it and see the views. Don´t miss the difference between Ragusa and Ragusa Ibla.... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

very picturesque hilltop town. Well worth walking down the little alleyways. Some excellent restaurants to go with the architecture and the views. Beautiful by day and night.

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Arlington Heights IL
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62 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Ragusa, like Noto, was rebuilt following the earthquake of 1693. The hilly location provides many steep lanes leading to unexpected views and structures. The Cathedral is a beautiful structure. The town is very walkable. Good food including an excellent gelato stand.

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36 reviews 36 reviews
3 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

....if you're listening. Anyway, well worth the visit. Never mind the Montalbano draw, this is a really striking place to visit.

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Rome, Italy
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Wonder the curvy roads of Ragusa Ibla and you will discover little architectural treasures at every turn.

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Grants Pass, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

So much to see, the tiny alleys, roads, and old buildings. The clinking of dishes and smell of wonderful food exiting the local's homes as you walk buy. Great place to just walk around. Take a picnic lunch, or shop at one of the many stores and have lunch in the garden.

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Huddersfield
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Following the trail of inspector Montalbano and Kaos the scenes are breathtakingly beautiful. Climb the steps and enjoy the view. The whole centre of Ibla is listed as a Unesco World Heritage Site

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York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Beautiful Baroque town visible from miles around. We reached it by bus from Modica, and then a smaller bus from Ragusa. Much preferred it to Noto.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

The Baroque architecture of Ragusa Ibla is a wonder to see. No real need for a guide as wondering the city squares, all the side streets, and climbing the numerous alley/ stairways around town will yield wonderful finds. A nice slow paced place with a lovely garden and views, and pretty squares and shops (including Sicilian wine and produce shops)... More

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Milton, Massachusetts
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Great little town in Southeast Sicily. It is a beautiful old town, and a great place to use as a home base to visit other towns.

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