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Piazza Armerina

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Address: Piazza Armerina, 94015 Piazza Armerina, Sicily, Italy
Description: This small town features the elaborate Villa Romana del Casale, the former...
This small town features the elaborate Villa Romana del Casale, the former home of a Roman Emperor.
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Absolutely amazing

One of my favorite sites in Sicily, amazing! Even the ride there was thru the country side and so beautiful. Well worth the trip & take back roads there,not the highway.

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 25, 2015
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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47 reviews 47 reviews
20 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

One of my favorite sites in Sicily, amazing! Even the ride there was thru the country side and so beautiful. Well worth the trip & take back roads there,not the highway.

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Warsaw, Poland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

In Piazza Armerica you can find really dark sicilian atmosphere with great old town, worth to see Villa Romana and roman antiques. The place is not touristic, so you must be pacient and ready for italian style.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

First a plate of pasta with lamb liver before you tackle the some of the city's monuments. This is an incredibly small town at the heart of Sicily. Dwarfed by the Mountains, the village resembles an anthill, with thousands of houses piled on top of each other on three hills distinguished by a 17th-century Duomo and an older Aragonese castle.... More 

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Rome
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89 reviews 89 reviews
4 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I was really disappointed of our visit to this town. We had heard nice things about it and the Villa Casale. Well the town is really the most dirties place you can find in the entire Sicily. The street are dirty, no space to walk around, everything is uphill and the people and the restaurants/caffè are not welcoming. Of every... More 

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Villar Perosa, Italy
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51 reviews 51 reviews
34 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

It's worth a visit to the upper town , with old buildings and a cathedral modified in the 17th century , but with still visible the original part of the 12th century .

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Golden, CO
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

What a surprise & a delight it was to stay in this town. The historical area is just wonderful. As always, wayfinding is hard --- but once you figure out a few things, it's worth the aggravation to get there.

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Dursley, United Kingdom
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72 reviews 72 reviews
21 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

The outskirts are uninspiring but the centre of the city has some lovely streets and good restaurants. Worth a visit after the Roman mosaics

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Tortona, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

The famous Piazza Armerina, a small town located in the Sicilian inland few kilometers away from Enna. What makes this small town in Sicily famous is undoubtedly the fascinating Roman Villa del Casale, one of the most popular attractions in the world, in fact it belongs to the prestigious list of UNESCO world heritage. Do not miss this attraction it... More 

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England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

the mosaics are stunning and set in a beautiful airy building. Having read an old guide to Sicily I was worried about the standard of preservation of the mosaic pavements at this site. However when we got there we found that there had been a lot of work done on the site including car parking and a fantastic new building... More 

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Scotch Plains
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33 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

the town is basically a thoroughfare between Enna and Ragusa, and it's claim to fame is the Villa Casale which is truly worthwhile....there is no other reason to visit this town; other than to get to the Villa....there are many picturesque hilltop towns that offer many more fine eateries and monuments.

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