Sights of Ragusa


Donnafugata Theater

The Teatro Donnafugata, the only one in the city of Ragusa, is located inside the Palazzo Arezzo di Donnafugata. It was built in the second half of the 19th century, as part of a larger project for the renovation of the palace, requested by Baron Corrado Arezzo de Spuches.

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Gonfalone Quarry

Cava Gonfalone (Gonfalone quarry) is an important site of industrial archaeology in Ragusa. A latomia where stone blocks were quarried to rebuild Ibla and to construct the buildings of the new part after the earthquake of 1693.

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Bertini Palace

Palazzo Bertini is one of the eighteen monuments in Ragusa included by UNESCO in the serial site Late Baroque Town of the Val di Noto. Built at the end of the 18th century, it was modified in the following century when the street level was lowered.

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Zacco Palace (Ragusa)

Palazzo Zacco is one of the noble residences of Ragusa, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Built in the second half of the 18th century, it has typical late Baroque balconies decorated with grotesque corbels and anthropomorphic figures.

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The Hyblaean Garden

The Hyblaean Garden is a public park located on the eastern outskirts of Ragusa Ibla.  It was created in 1858 on the initiative of three Ragusan noblemen and many inhabitants who decided to participate in the initiative with their own contributions.

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Sortino Trono Palace

The Sortino Trono Palace is one of the noble palaces of Ragusa included in the UNESCO itinerary: Late Baroque Towns of the Val di Noto. It was built in several stages between 1778 and 1793 on the initiative of Don Ignazio Sortino Trono.

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