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Sanctuary of the Madonna of the Tears

Syracuse Hostels More from Our Trip to SiracusaIntroduction | Temple of Apollo | Jewish Baths | The Piazza Duomo | The Neapolis | Noto The city of Syracuse is packed with beautiful baroque churches and stunning Greek monuments, still standing in defiance of the centuries. But the building which dominates the city’s skyline was built […]

A Trip to Syracuse

Syracuse Hotels More from Our Trip to SiracusaTemple of Apollo | Jewish Baths | The Piazza Duomo | The Neapolis | Chiesa della Lácrime | Noto Once upon a time, Syracuse was the most mightiest city-state in the world. Ruled by famous tyrants like Dionysius the Elder, and home to Archimedes, one of history’s greatest […]

Palermo’s Cathedral

Buy Italian Pasta Online Here Whether winding through the narrow alleys of Il Capo, or pushing past tourists along the claustrophobic Vittorio Emmanuele, the massive Cattedrale di Palermo appears suddenly and always comes as a shock. Originally built in 1185 by the Normans, the cathedral has undergone centuries of additions and displays a variety of […]

The Quattro Canti

Please Like Us On Facebook The uneven, twisting alleyways which dominate the ancient center of Palermo are charming, but a navigational nightmare. Funny, then, that the dead center of the historic district is an impeccably laid-out intersection, and one of Europe’s earliest examples of urban planning. Palermo’s main thoroughfares, the Corso Vittorio Emanuele and Via […]