Ortigia, Syracuse

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Ortigia is the historic city center of Syracuse on the island of Sicily. Connected to the main island by a series of three bridges, this small island features the majority of Syracuse's cultural and artistic heritage, spanning more than 2,500 years of history. Meander through the narrow alleyways admiring the mix of medieval architecture and Roman ruins. You'll see the ancient Temple of Apollo and the city's main cathedral, which was built using remains from the Temple of Athena. Try to stop by island's outdoor market, where you can buy local goods and handmade products. Put Ortigia into our Syracuse trip app to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Syracuse.
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  • If you're in the area you should definitely stop in Ortigia. small village in Venetian style. We will fill your eyes! A rooftop terrace where you can enjoy the sunset while sipping a good wine!
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  • Beautiful village, with a choice of bars, restaurants. Nightlife. For an art lover to visit.
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  • This island connected to the Mainland through bridges oozes history, art, Science (X Archimedes) and nature ... not to be missed!
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