5 Sights in Gela, Italy (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Gela, Italy. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 5 sights are available in Gela, Italy.

Sightseeing Tours in Gela

1. Teatro Eschilo

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The Aeschylus Theatre, owned by the municipality, is the oldest in the town of Gela in Sicily. Of nineteenth-century origin, the current building is the result of the renovation carried out in the last decade on the structure already remodeled in the first half of the twentieth century. Permanently closed in 1981, the theatre reopened its doors on February 27, 2013.

Wikipedia: Teatro comunale Eschilo (IT)

2. Terme Ellenistiche

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Terme Ellenistiche opera propria / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Greek Baths of Gela are ancient baths which were discovered in 1957, near the Ospizio di Mendicità on via Europa, Capo Soprano, which date to the Hellenistic period. Like the rest of the city, the baths were demolished in 282 BC after the conquest of the city by the Akragantine tyrant Phintias.

Wikipedia: Greek baths of Gela (EN)

3. Cattedrale Maria Santissima Assunta in Cielo

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Cattedrale Maria Santissima Assunta in Cielo Io'_81 / CC BY-SA 3.0

The mother church of Gela or church of Santa Maria Assunta, derived from the primitive church of Santa Maria de' Platea, is an example of neoclassical that stands out in the historic center of the town on the gulf. The external façade is interesting, as is the interior, rich in works of art.

Wikipedia: Chiesa madre (Gela) (IT)

4. Parrocchia San Giovanni Evangelista

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The church of St. John the Apostle and Evangelist is a Catholic place of worship built in 1969 by Ignazio Gardella with Anna Castelli Ferrieri at the behest of Enrico Mattei in the Macchitella district of Gela and inaugurated on March 28, 1976 by the bishop Mons. Sebastiano Rosso.

Wikipedia: Chiesa di San Giovanni Apostolo ed Evangelista (Gela) (IT)

5. Emporio Greco Arcaico

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Emporio Greco Arcaico Io'_81. The original uploader was Io' at Italian Wikipedia. / GFDL

Bosco Littorio is a sandy area with dense vegetation on the Sicilian coast in the comune of Gela, containing the archaeological remains of the archaic emporium of Gela, which dates to the period between the 8th and 5th centuries BC.

Wikipedia: Bosco Littorio (EN)


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