The Ear of Dionysius is an artificial limestone cave carved out of the Temenites hill in the city of Syracuse, on the island of Sicily in Italy. Its name comes from its similarity in shape to the human ear. Was most likely formed out of an old limestone quarry. Because of its shape the Ear has extremely good acoustics, making even a small sound resonate throughout the cave. This cave was dug in Greek/Roman times as a water storage for the Syracuse.
saline marsala, Sicilia, Italia
Siracusa, Sicily, Italy | Flickr - Photo by laura.foto