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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)
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
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
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.
The park has been built in the remains of the old stone quarries in Neapolis. It was nice to stroll around the shady paths and enjoy the plants and flowers, but most of the paths were closed due to the weather.
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.
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.
These are the remains of the huge limestone quarries that were dug out to build a large number of the buildings in the city. You can visit the gardens on the way to Teatro Greco and on a hot summers day I'd much prefer to...More