6 Sights in Syracuse, Italy (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in Syracuse, Italy. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 6 sights are available in Syracuse, Italy.

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1. Teatro Greco

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Teatro Greco fotovideomike from Italia (Michele Ponzio, @michele_ponzio) / CC BY-SA 2.0

The Greek theatre of Syracuse lies on the south slopes of the Temenite hill, overlooking the modern city of Syracuse in southeastern Sicily. It was first built in the 5th century BC, rebuilt in the 3rd century BC and renovated again in the Roman period. Today, it is a part of the Unesco World Heritage Site of "Syracuse and the Rocky Necropolis of Pantalica". Despite its abandoned state, it remains one of the most beautiful locations in the world, offering the most grandiose and picturesque spectacle that there is.

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2. Orecchio di Dionisio

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Orecchio di Dionisio Michael Wilson from York, United Kingdom / CC BY 2.0

The Ear of Dionysius is a limestone cave carved out of the Temenites hill in the city of Syracuse, on the island of Sicily in Italy. Its name, given by the painter Michelangelo da Caravaggio, comes from its similarity in shape to the human ear. The name is also linked to the acoustic effects inside the cave: it is said that people's voices echo up to 16 times.

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3. Via dei Sepolcri

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Via dei Sepolcri trolvag / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Via dei Sepolcri is a suggestive 150 meters long road that leads to the top of Colle Teneniite, located inside the Archaeological Park of the Neapolis in Syracuse, crossing it, you notice the high rocky walls that surround it from both sides and votive newsstands that They have been dug throughout the way.

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4. Terme di Dafne

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The spa of Dafne, also known by the name of Dafne's bathroom, are part of an Syracusan archaeological complex, inside which the so -called Greek arsenal of Syracuse was already found, located near the small port of the city, precisely among the foundations of A civil building west of the Greek arsenal.

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5. Basilica Santuario della Madonna delle Lacrime

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The Basilica of the Madonna delle Lacrime, also called Madonnina delle Lacrime is a 20th-century Roman Catholic Marian shrine church in Siracusa in Sicily, Italy. The modern building, derided by some as an inverted ice-cream cone, dominates the skyline of the approach to Ortigia.

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6. Arsenale greco

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Arsenale greco Codas2 / Public domain

The Greek arsenal at Syracuse is part of a small port known as Lakios, where in ancient times ships were built and repaired. To make it easier to work, when they fail, they can be towed to a dry place, or their hulls can be redesigned.

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