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Cala Paradiso. Licata, Sicily

Cala Paradiso. Licata, Sicily

Il porto turistico di Licata - Agrigento - Sicilia. Licata's port in the District of Agrigento. Sicily. #agrigento #sicilia #sicily

Il porto turistico di Licata - Agrigento - Sicilia. Licata's port in the District of Agrigento. Sicily. #agrigento #sicilia #sicily

Licata /Agrigento (Sicilia)- installazione d'arte in Corso Vittorio Emanuele. #agrigento #sicilia #sicily

Licata /Agrigento (Sicilia)- installazione d'arte in Corso Vittorio Emanuele. #agrigento #sicilia #sicily

Temple of Concordia - Valle dei Templi (Valley of the Temples) - Agrigento The Temple of Concordia is located along the Sacred path, it was built during the fifth century. During the sixth century it was transformed in a sacred site. The name Concordia is linked to a latin inscription that was found near the temple.

Temple of Concordia - Valle dei Templi (Valley of the Temples) - Agrigento The Temple of Concordia is located along the Sacred path, it was built during the fifth century. During the sixth century it was transformed in a sacred site. The name Concordia is linked to a latin inscription that was found near the temple.

Palazzo dei Normanni - Palermo In the heart of the city stands the Palazzo dei Normanni, which was enlarged and embellished by the Normans under Roger II. The building was erected on the highest part of the city and called Palatium Novum to distinguish it from Castello a Mare. The structure has a number of towers connected by porticoes and gardens. A covered lane linked it directly to the cathedral. In 1132, when the monarchy was at the height of its splendor, the Palatine Chapel was built.

Palazzo dei Normanni - Palermo In the heart of the city stands the Palazzo dei Normanni, which was enlarged and embellished by the Normans under Roger II. The building was erected on the highest part of the city and called Palatium Novum to distinguish it from Castello a Mare. The structure has a number of towers connected by porticoes and gardens. A covered lane linked it directly to the cathedral. In 1132, when the monarchy was at the height of its splendor, the Palatine Chapel was built.

Licata

Licata

Villa Romana del Casale - Piazza Armerina - Enna - Sicily Roman exploitation of the countryside is symbolized by the Villa Romana del Casale (in Sicily), the centre of the large estate upon which the rural economy of the Western Empire was based. The villa is one of the most luxurious of its kind. It is especially noteworthy for the richness and quality of the mosaics which decorate almost every room; they are the finest mosaics in situ anywhere in the Roman world.

Villa Romana del Casale - Piazza Armerina - Enna - Sicily Roman exploitation of the countryside is symbolized by the Villa Romana del Casale (in Sicily), the centre of the large estate upon which the rural economy of the Western Empire was based. The villa is one of the most luxurious of its kind. It is especially noteworthy for the richness and quality of the mosaics which decorate almost every room; they are the finest mosaics in situ anywhere in the Roman world.

Pupi Siciliani

Pupi Siciliani

The Cathedral of Palermo Erected on the site of an early Christian basilica dating back to the 6th century, the Cathedral was transformed into a Mosque by the Arabs. It was later restored to the Christian rite by the Normans under Roger II, who restructured it, building the Chapel of the Incoronata to the north and the Chapel of the Maddalena to the south. Following the earthquake of 1169, Archbishop Gualtiero had the cathedral rebuilt. Virtual Tour: http://goo.gl/KAWhI

The Cathedral of Palermo Erected on the site of an early Christian basilica dating back to the 6th century, the Cathedral was transformed into a Mosque by the Arabs. It was later restored to the Christian rite by the Normans under Roger II, who restructured it, building the Chapel of the Incoronata to the north and the Chapel of the Maddalena to the south. Following the earthquake of 1169, Archbishop Gualtiero had the cathedral rebuilt. Virtual Tour: http://goo.gl/KAWhI


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Siracusa - Castello Maniace

Siracusa - Castello Maniace

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Ragusa Ibla  #TuscanyAgriturismoGiratola

Ragusa Ibla #TuscanyAgriturismoGiratola

#Villa #romana del #Casale - #PiazzaArmerina - #Enna / Villa Romana del Casale (trans. Roman Country Villa) - Piazza Armerina - Enna  #Sicilia #Sicily #UNESCO

#Villa #romana del #Casale - #PiazzaArmerina - #Enna / Villa Romana del Casale (trans. Roman Country Villa) - Piazza Armerina - Enna #Sicilia #Sicily #UNESCO

Corso Vittorio Emanuele, Licata Sicilia, Italy #agrigento #sicilia #sicily

Corso Vittorio Emanuele, Licata Sicilia, Italy #agrigento #sicilia #sicily

Licata torre San Nicola Sicilia

Licata torre San Nicola Sicilia

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Licata_Sicily

Caltagirone (Catania) is famous for its ancient ceramic art which supplied the décor of many churches and buildings in the centre. The highest expression of its baroque soul is Santa Maria del Monte with an impressive stairway decorated with polychromatic majolica.   Caltagirone is one of the eight gorgeous late-Baroque cities of the Noto Valley in Sicily.

Caltagirone (Catania) is famous for its ancient ceramic art which supplied the décor of many churches and buildings in the centre. The highest expression of its baroque soul is Santa Maria del Monte with an impressive stairway decorated with polychromatic majolica. Caltagirone is one of the eight gorgeous late-Baroque cities of the Noto Valley in Sicily.

Cefalù - Palermo - Sicily  Known, from the 4th c. bc onwards, as Cephaloedium (Greek kephalos means ‘head’ – because the promontory overlooking it is shaped like a small head), Cefalù was conquered by the Carthaginians, the Romans and the Arabs. Re-built by the Normans, it embarked on a long period of peace. A maritime centre with good facilities, Cefalù is famous for its cathedral, founded in 1131 by Roger II.

Cefalù - Palermo - Sicily Known, from the 4th c. bc onwards, as Cephaloedium (Greek kephalos means ‘head’ – because the promontory overlooking it is shaped like a small head), Cefalù was conquered by the Carthaginians, the Romans and the Arabs. Re-built by the Normans, it embarked on a long period of peace. A maritime centre with good facilities, Cefalù is famous for its cathedral, founded in 1131 by Roger II.

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