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Sicily - Cultural

 

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Temple of Concord (Agrigento)
Ranked #1 of 342 Cultural in Sicily
Category: Ancient Ruins; Religious Sites

  One of the best preserved Doric temples in the world along with the Temple of Hera or Pseidon in paestum and the Theseion on the agora in Athens.   The building was named by the... more »

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Ranked #2 of 342 Cultural in Sicily
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Duomo di Monreale (Monreale)
Ranked #3 of 342 Cultural in Sicily
Category: Religious Sites
Owner description: The Cathedral of Monreale is the greatest monument of Norman Sicily. The monumental complex, consisting of the Basilica, the... more » Owner description: The Cathedral of Monreale is the greatest monument of Norman Sicily. The monumental complex, consisting of the Basilica, the monastery and the Royal Palace was built in the twelfth century. « less
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Ragusa Ibla (Ragusa)
Ranked #4 of 342 Cultural in Sicily
Category: Civic Centers
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Ortygia (Syracuse)
Ranked #5 of 342 Cultural in Sicily
Category: Islands; Religious Sites
Owner description: This offshore island was occupied by the Greek colonists who fortified it and constructed the earliest structures, including... more » Owner description: This offshore island was occupied by the Greek colonists who fortified it and constructed the earliest structures, including the temples of Athena and Apollo, whose remains can still be seen today. « less
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Scicli (Ragusa)
Ranked #6 of 342 Cultural in Sicily
Category: Historic Sites
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Ranked #7 of 342 Cultural in Sicily
Category: Ancient Ruins; Religious Sites

One of the most important archeological sites in Sicily and Unesco World heritage site.  The temples are actually built on a ridge south of the higher hill where Agrigento stands... more »

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Ranked #8 of 342 Cultural in Sicily
Category: Historic Sites

Built in the early fourteenth century the palace was the great mansion of Manfredi Chiaramonte, Count of Modica immense and powerful fiefdom (called "Regnum in the Kingdom" for... more »

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Duomo di Siracusa (Syracuse)
Ranked #9 of 342 Cultural in Sicily
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals
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Ranked #10 of 342 Cultural in Sicily
Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Historic Sites
This chapel is known for its superb gold Byzantium mosaics.
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Ranked #11 of 342 Cultural in Sicily
Category: Religious Sites; Ancient Ruins

Syracuse thanks to its significant locations has architectural fragments of such an intelligence and wisdom representing an art history that goes from the Greeks to the Normans... more »

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Modica (Modica)
Ranked #12 of 342 Cultural in Sicily
Category: Civic Centers
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Ranked #13 of 342 Cultural in Sicily
Category: Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites; Religious Sites
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Ranked #14 of 342 Cultural in Sicily
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals
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Chiesa del Gesu (Palermo)
Ranked #15 of 342 Cultural in Sicily
Category: Religious Sites
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Ranked #16 of 342 Cultural in Sicily
Category: Historic Sites; Religious Sites
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Temple of Segesta (Tempio Greco) (Calatafimi-Segesta)
Ranked #17 of 342 Cultural in Sicily
Category: Ancient Ruins; Religious Sites
Owner description: This unfinished fifth-century Doric temple has everything but a roof and an interior, and the huge structure seems unaffected... more » Owner description: This unfinished fifth-century Doric temple has everything but a roof and an interior, and the huge structure seems unaffected by time. A small theater atop a nearby hill offers visitors a stunning view of green hills and the deep blue hues of the sea below. « less
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Ranked #18 of 342 Cultural in Sicily
Category: Historic Sites
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Ranked #19 of 342 Cultural in Sicily
Category: Specialty Shops

Maria's pastry shop has many varieties of marzipan fruits, such an amazing selection - especially the prickly pears. This is a beautiful little town with lots of pastry shops! more »

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Ranked #20 of 342 Cultural in Sicily
Category: Castles; Historic Sites; Religious Sites; Gardens; Landmarks/ Points of Interest

This Norman Castle was completed by William II during the 12th century, and is considered one of the most magnificent Arab-Norman structures in the world. The Capella Palatina is... more »

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Ranked #21 of 342 Cultural in Sicily
Category: Religious Sites
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Ranked #22 of 342 Cultural in Sicily
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals
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Ranked #23 of 342 Cultural in Sicily
Category: Ancient Ruins; Historic Sites
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Piazza Duomo (Catania)
Ranked #24 of 342 Cultural in Sicily
Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest

The Piazza Duomo is the heart of Catania with the cathedral dedicated to Santa Agata dominating the space.  In the center is the Fontana dell'Elefante surmounted by a carved lava... more »

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Cefalu coast (Cefalu)
Ranked #25 of 342 Cultural in Sicily
Category: Neighborhoods
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Ranked #26 of 342 Cultural in Sicily
Category: Scenic Drives; Lookouts
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Duomo di Acireale (Acireale)
Ranked #27 of 342 Cultural in Sicily
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals
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Palazzo Mirto (Palermo)
Ranked #28 of 342 Cultural in Sicily
Category: Historic Sites; Architectural Buildings
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Ranked #29 of 342 Cultural in Sicily
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals
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Corso Umberto (Taormina)
Ranked #30 of 342 Cultural in Sicily
Category: Shops; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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