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Villaggio Bizantino di Vallone Canalotto, Calascibetta
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posto molto bello e suggestivo, da visitare assolutamente, primo posto visto in sicilia dove venivano poste le ceneri dei defunti in piccoli loculi scavati nella roccia , personale molto gentile e dis... read more »very nice place and suggestive, to visit, first seen in Sicily where the ashes of the dead were placed in small niches carved into the rock, staff very friendly and helpful, unfortunately is cataloged "as minor place" when nn is nonsence, nn losingshow original
"Hisn-al-Giran" is an Arabic expression meaning "Fortress of the caves". It's the name of the no-profit association which manages this site; but it's also the name of the site itself, at the time of A... read more »
A 2-3 km da Calascibetta, si raggiunge facilmente grazie anche alle numerose indicazioni. Il sito è gestito dai ragazzi dell'associazione hisn al giran che si offrono anche a fare da guide (non improv... read more »In 2-3 km from Calascibetta, is easily accessible thanks to the numerous indications. The site is operated by the boys of the Association hisn al also from guides who offer giran (do not improvise, have graduated in archeology ...). Guided tour definitely advisable: the site is great and with so much to see, an experienced person do see and understand different aspects is very useful. The entire round with the Guide lasts almost 2 hours in a mixture of archaeology and nature walk, since everything is in a forest. The site commemorates other more famous as Pantalica but is certainly more interesting for the variety of environments and for the opportunity to understand the origin and the use to which it was done. A place that deserves to be visited and known, a big good luck to the boys of the Association that are doing this.show original
Eugenio FlaccovioIs a pristine Valley with ancient human traces even Millenia. Although you can visit it for free, give up driving (however small) is a big mistake.show original
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