Il Glicine

Address: Via Savonarola 104, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy | Hotel
 
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Travel Blogs from Syracuse

The End of the Road

A travel blog entry by lmglmora on Feb 26, 2015

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... of Humanities of the University of Catania and is UNESCO World Heritage site. We join a guided tour in Italian after we are promised and naively believed that the guide would speak slowly. The monastery has a long history starting back with the Romans and has been shaped by volcanic lava, earthquakes and the recycling for modern uses.


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Arquimedes birthplace

A travel blog entry by lmglmora on Feb 21, 2015

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... que hay una floreciente industria de paraguas baratos que abastecen a los turistas que llegan en febrero de vacaciones buscando sol de invierno.

Mucha lluvia y mañana más. Así calados hasta los huesos nos hemos perdido por la isla de Ortygia, conversando con los nativos en una exposición y charla de fotografía en la que nos han fotografiado por motivos que no nos han quedado claros.



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Duomo di Siracusa

A travel blog entry by lbreault on Jan 07, 2015

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... cristo dicata. Pop Leo X said these words in 1517 recognizing that the Church of Syracuse is the first daughter of St. Peter and after that of Antioch, the first consecrated to Christ.

This cathedral marks civilizations transformation from pagan to Christian. This church is also a unique example of religious continuity. Duomo di Siracusa’s history is a testament to the history of Rome and, in consequence, what has shaped the modern ...

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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... occurred. Christians took this central and important location, filled in the columns, filled the space with their art, and used it as a church. A place of worship for the virgin Artemis became a place of worship for the Virgin Mary. This building is a testament to the importance, and maybe even dependence, of religion in Roman culture, no matter the ...