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Font of Aretusa in Syracuse, Sicily, Italy

Click on above photo to view it in large format: According to mythology, Fonte Aretusa, a fresh-water spring hailing back to the earliest Greek residents of Syracuse, Sicily, was an embodiment...

Piazza Duomo, the center of the Old Town area of Syracuse, Sicily, is surrounded by gorgeous Baroque architecture

Click on above photo to view it in large format: Piazza Duomo, the beautiful baroque square in the center of the island of Ortigia (the Old Town), in Syracuse, Sicily. Seen...

The harbor that separates the Old Town of Syracuse, Sicily from the mainland

I had no plans to visit the city of Syracuse when I headed for Sicily. I wanted to experience the Good Friday Procession in Taormina, and perhaps take a tour to...

The Roman Amphitheater in Syracuse, Sicily, built in the 3rd-4th century A.D., was used for gladiator and animal fights.

Click on above photo to view it in large format: The Roman Amphitheater in Syracuse, Sicily, built in the 3rd-4th century A.D., was used for gladiator and animal fights.

Greek Amphitheater in Syracuse, Sicily, Italy

Click on above photo to view it in large format: The Greek Theater in Syracuse, Sicily, built in the fifth century BC, was the the largest in the Western Mediterranean. It...

The Nymphaeum, or Grotto of the Nymph, an artificial cave carved into the limestone cliffs above the ancient Greek Amphitheater in Syracuse, Sicily

Click on above photo to view it in large format: The Nymphaeum in Syracuse, Sicily, also known as the Grotto of the Nymph, is an artificial cave carved into the limestone...