Cathedral of Syracuse

  • Cathedral of Syracuse

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The cathedral of the city, located on the highest part of the island of Ortigia, incorporates the ancient sacred Doric temple dedicated to Athena that was converted into a church with the arrival of Christianity in the Byzantine period about 600 A:D. It is the most important church in Syracuse, and part of the assets protected by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. Its style is baroque and rococo, while inside we also recognize parts belonging to the Greek temple and others dating back to medieval times.

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