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Viale Paradiso, nel parco archeologico della Neapolis, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
+39 0931 64694
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Beautiful tree-filled gardens filling a huge quarry with a gruesome history, but almost all closed to visitors.

Thank galloping_grannie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

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)

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

1  Thank WAW-YMX-YUL
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

Thank Gillian C
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.

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

Thank Teresa N
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.

Thank OZS969
Reviewed 3 December 2016

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.

Thank Pip T
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.

Thank SimplyFred
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