Ortigia-cameraconvista

Address: Via delle Carceri Vecchie, 23, Syracuse, Sicily, 96100, Italy | B&B
 
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This B&B, located on Via delle Carceri Vecchie, 23, Syracuse, is near Ortygia, Syracuse Cathedral (Temple of Athena), Fonte Aretusa, and Piccolo Teatro dei Pupi (Puppet Theatre).
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      The End of the Road

      A travel blog entry by lmglmora on Feb 26, 2015

      6 photos

      ... del volcán. Decidimos ir para el aeropuerto antes de tiempo y sentarnos exhaustos a esperar al avión soñando con una soleada Roma.

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      We wake up with a desperate need of visiting museums, any kind, not bothered at all about the type of exhibition. Something like the Pencil Museum in Keswick will do and yes, it is because of the rain. We find the Benedictine Monastery that hosts ...

      Arquimedes birthplace

      A travel blog entry by lmglmora on Feb 21, 2015

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      We have landed in Catania and jumped in our Fiat Panda. Apparently the driving in Sicily is atrocious but we think we have acquired enough experience in our previous road trips not to worry about it. In the end, the driving skills we have needed were the ones learned in our hometowns; aggressive driving in very narrow streets.

      From our short stay in Syracuse, we have concluded there is a booming industry ...

      Duomo di Siracusa

      A travel blog entry by lbreault on Jan 07, 2015

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      ... back to 500 BC, the Christians simply filled in the spaces to create a wall in the early eighteenth century. Therefore, there is a unique baroque facade on this archaic Greek temple. Ateneo writes of this temple's magnificence, referring to the temple’s gold and ivory doors. He even mentions a bronze shield on the pediment. Embedded in the walls of the church today is an inscription: Ecclesia Syracusana prima divi Petri filia prima ...

      Temple of Athena

      A travel blog entry by colebuck on Jan 07, 2015

      ... preserved in a glass case below a large portrait of them. It was the only building I saw in Sicily that was in any way comparable to the vast beauty of the basilica's we visited in Rome. The architectural design of the building was nearly identical to the churches erected in Rome during the Christian era, and the columns of the once Temple of Athena reflected the same design of the temples created in Ancient ...

      St. Mary's at Siracusa

      A travel blog entry by gunnarpatrick on Jan 07, 2015

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      ... central to the town in both religious and civic aspects. The temples acted as a place for rituals to gain the gods favor, a treasury, and gathering place. Such a diverse place with many functions shows the importance of religions role in society. Everything was centered in religion and nothing changed when the shift in Roman history from paganism ...