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Viale Paradiso, nel parco archeologico della Neapolis, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 17 October 2018

Beautiful tree-filled gardens filling a huge quarry with a gruesome history, but almost all closed to visitors.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank galloping_grannie
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

A nice walk through shady spaces with trees and views of the magnificent area with spires, caves and tunnels. It is an easy walk and quite magnificent. A must see if in the area. Guides are very helpful in discussing history and telling you what...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jammerspot
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Very interesting history and a unique place to visit in Syracuse. Nearby is a really good bar and ice cream shop. I enjoyed strolling around, they also have a Dyonus ear and stage for performances (out door theatre)

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank solumiere
Reviewed 8 March 2018

Part of the Archeological Park, this is a scenic walk in nature on which you can hear birds sing, smell the wonderful scents of flowers and admire an old ruin. This is also the way to the Dionysos Ear cavern. I was lucky to be...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 22 September 2017

This part of the archeological site was very peaceful. It provided us with a cool walk through the trees and gardens to the caves further on down the pathway. As part of the overall experience it was a good place to chill out after the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 7 June 2017

Roman Amphitheatres can be found everywhere in Europe and in all of them you can enter it and walk around. Why is this, not very spectacular, specimen not accessible? The same holds true for the Altar of Hieron II.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Robert d
Reviewed 8 May 2017

We followed signs to Latonia del Paradiso but didn't notice anything of note! Lovely path through lemon grove

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank 739teresan
Reviewed 16 February 2017

It was nice to stroll in the park and you can see the Ear of Dionysus as well. The whole are used to be a stone quarries and prison.

Date of experience: December 2016
Reviewed 12 October 2016

The area actually give access to two other caves but these are closed off at the moment ( rock fall?) The park and garden is nevertheless attractive and a good place for a shady - cooler picnic lunch! Watch out for mosquitoes in October however.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank SimplyFred
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

A nice quarry that has plants and trees and flowers growing where slaves once cut stone...a nice respite from the overbearing sun and brutal July heat when you visit this archeological park but nothing crazy special here.

Date of experience: July 2016
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