PHOTO: Porta Reale in Noto, Sicily

PHOTO: Porta Reale, Gateway to Noto, Sicily

Porta Reale (Royal Gate) stands at the head of Corso Vittorio Emanuele, the main thoroughfare in the Baroque town of Noto, Sicily. It is also known as Porta Ferdinandea, as it was constructed in 1838 to commemorate a visit by King Ferdinand II of Bourbon.

Click on above photo to view it in large format: Porta Reale (Royal Gate) stands at the head of Corso Vittorio Emanuele, the main thoroughfare in the Baroque town of Noto, Sicily. It is also known as Porta Ferdinandea, as it was constructed in 1838 to commemorate a visit by King Ferdinand II of Bourbon.

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