Ortygia (Italian: Ortigia) is a small island which is the historical centre of the city of Syracuse, Sicily. The island, also known as Città Vecchia (Old City), contains many historical landmarks.
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Val di Noto (English: Province of Noto) is a geographical area of south east Sicily; it is dominated by the limestone Iblean plateau.
The Ear of Dionysius (Italian: Orecchio di Dionisio) is a limestone cave carved out of the Temenites hill in the city of Syracuse, on the island of Sicily in Italy.
The Castello Maniace is a citadel and castle in Syracuse, Sicily. It is situated at the far point of the Ortygia island promintary, where it was constructed between 1232 and 1240 by the Emperor Frederick II. It bears the name of George Maniakes, the…
Helorus, Heloros, Helorum, or Elorus (Greek: Ἔλωρος or Ἕλωρος, Ptol., Steph. B. or Ἕλωρον, Scyl.; Italian: Eloro), was an ancient city of Sicily, situated near the east coast, about 40 km south of Syracuse and on the banks of the river of the same n…
The Anapo (Sicilian: Ànapu) is a river in Sicily whose name, which in Greek signifies "invisible", derives from the fact that for many parts of its course it runs underground.
The Ciane (Sicilian: Ciani) is a short river in southern Sicily, Italy.
Cassibile Airfield is an abandoned World War II military airfield in Italy, which is located in the vicinity of Syracuse on the island of Sicily. Its precise location was unknown until, in June 2012, Mr.
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Noto is a diocese of the Roman Catholic Church in Sicily, Italy. It is a suffragan diocese of the Archdiocese of Siracusa. Monsignor Antonio Staglianò is the current bishop of the diocese of Noto.
The Palazzo Beneventano del Bosco is a large townhouse at Syracuse in Sicily, Italy. The building dates from the Middle Ages, when it was constructed for the Arezzo family.
The Noto VLBI Station is a radio observatory located on Sicily, southern Italy, outside of the city of Noto.
The Cassibile (Greek: Kakyparis) is a 30 km long river located in south-eastern Sicily.
Syracuse War Cemetery is a Commonwealth War Graves Commission burial ground for the dead of World War II located near Syracuse on the island of Sicily.