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“Tremendous Place”
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Ortigia
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Ortygia: Syracuse's Ancient Town Center Walking Tour
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$54.04*
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Syracuse Day Trip from Taormina
Ranked #1 of 127 things to do in Syracuse
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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.
Reviewed November 26, 2012

One of the most fabulous places we have ever visited. Stayed for a month and could have stayed longer.

Thank M_Cabrelli
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Reviewed November 25, 2012

What a terrific introduction to Sicily for us. We spent 2 nights here, which gave us plenty of time to wander about. This place still has a feeling of being ancient, out of time. The piazza is breath-taking. It seems as though every time we turned around there was another beautiful building or vista. The people were invariably friendly and helpful.

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Reviewed November 24, 2012

Just wandering in the medieval streets of that very ancient city is a pleasure not to be missed. Then relax at the café facing the cathedral. You'll be charmed.

Thank greggg
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Reviewed November 15, 2012

The fact you could easily walk all the way around the island and so much to see.
I was a little disappointed that some sites appear not to be cared for

Thank Orbeo
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Reviewed November 15, 2012

It was very quiet as it was off season, but the sites were nice and the sea views were great. Every store and cafe we went into people were very friendly and helpful.

Thank suzanne_baal
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