Siracusa: Attractions and more...
Ortigya Island houses most of the ornate medieval structures of the region. The Duomo of Syracuse is a blend of various styles over the centuries; it reflects features from the ancient Greek temple style to the baroque style which was popular in the medieval times. Piazza del Duomo is flanked by several grand structures like the Palazzo del Senato and the church of Santa Lucia, among others. The main square of the old city, Piazza Archimede, houses an elaborate fountain as well as the remains of some gothic structures.
The Archaeological Park on the Siracusa mainland is where most of the ancient structures of the region are found; the Roman Amphitheatre and the Greek Theatre stand out. The Paolo Orsi Regional Archaeological Museum displays a comprehensive collection of relics from ancient times.
Castello Eurialo, a little away from Siracusa, is one of the most impressive fortresses built by the Greeks when they occupied this region.
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