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Palazzolo Acreide


Pleasant little where live about 9000 inhabitants, situated in altitude in the middle of the Hyblaean Mounts, Palazzolo-acreide is near the ancient Akrai, founded in the VIIth BC by some Greeks from Syracuse.

palazzolo acreide

With eight other cities of the region, it was included to the world heritage of the UNESCO in 2002 as cities of the late baroque of the valley of Noto.
This region, devastated by an earthquake in 1693, knew an important rebuilding which partly explains the expansion of baroque and its architectural quality

See also : Photos and monuments of Palazzolo Acreide

photos de palazzolo







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