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The Sicilian Town of Noto

Sicilian baroque architecture is at its best in the town of Noto in Sicily’s South East corner. Years after the devastating earthquake of 1693 destroyed the region, the town was rebuilt sixteen kilometres from its original position.  At this time baroque architecture was in fashion and the Sicilians interpreted it their way. This baroque architecture […]

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Going for Baroque in Sicily

There’s a little corner of Sicily where you can easily lose yourself for a week. Here the baroque towns of the south east offer a glimpse into a Sicily of the past. They owe their reputation to the earthquake of 1693 that devasted this corner of Sicily. They were all slowly rebuilt, one by one […]

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