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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
TripAdvisor Reviews Villa Belmonte Favara
Travel Blogs from Favara
... my backpack and just put in it what we would need for clean clothes and toiletries. Our room is very nice and overlooks the sea.
We talked to our host and he suggested where we had to visit this afternoon. Our first stop was probably 200 feet uphill but so worth the walk. It was the church of Santa Mariadei Greci. The history of this church starts in the 5th century B.C. It began as a Greek temple ...
... space for the wealthy, for the villa would've been considered a modern day mansion of its time. The architectural design of the villa was influential in the design of other villas located in Rome; much like the Ancient Roman living space we toured in Rome that was discovered under the ground of a church built hundreds of years ...
... rested on. When we got to what seemed like the highest point of the city, we entered a small Greek amphitheater. The amphitheater still had some remains of ancient columns and arches behind the stage that were built a couple hundred years BC. From the stands of the amphitheater, there was a magnificent view overlooking the ocean. Although the amphitheater was small in size, the view ...
... that housed a statue of the god the temple was dedicated to. These temples were central to how the Greeks lived their lives. Stories about the gods and goddesses became their way of surrounding the world around them. They constructed rituals to be performed to keep their gods happy, and these became events entire communities would be involved in. Their art surrounded ...
... fact that they are still standing is magnificent in itself. All of these temples were located at the top of an enormous hill, which indicates that they were highly regarded by the ancient Greek culture. The temples were created to show honor and respect to the gods of Greek mythology, and they could be seen from miles away. The view from the temples on top of ...