This 500-seat theater was built in 1844 with donations from 14 of Ragusa's richest families. That's why it got the name 'Theater of Unity.' It was also called "the small St. Carlo" because its architecture was similar to that of the Teatro San Carlo in Naples.
An imperial Roman Catholic house of worship, Noto Cathedral dates back to the late years of the 18th Century. Occupying a central location in the town of Noto, it was built in the year 1776 and apportioned to Saint Nicholas of Myra. The structure weakened during the 1990 earthquake and a part of it collapsed in the year 1996. This led to some significant alterations carried out in the mid-20th Century. Its faint yellow exteriors are carved out of limestone, while the interiors are plain white. The Sicilian Baroque marvel houses the mortal remains of Noto patron's saint, Corrado Confalonieri.
Museo Della Cattedrale di Palazzo Garofalo is located in the heart of the pretty commune of Ragusa in southern Italy. Very often the exhibitions held here bring exhibits and artifacts from all over Europe. It is no wonder then that this museum holds a special place for the art-loving people of Ragusa. A visit here enlightens you on the interesting history of the surroundings as well. Stop by for a visit; you won't return disappointed.
At the core of the city center is the Cattedrale di San Giovanni Battista, a significant baroque monument that is complimented with an enormous facade, intricate carvings and artistic sculptures. Plastered with fine columns and statues of Saint John, the church is a well thriving natural heritage. The bell tower on the left wall adds to the charm. Built after a massive earthquake, the church is a much sought after religious attraction.
Rocky crags curl up around of the most scenic towns of Italy, Ragusa. Like most other Sicilian towns, it also reflects an old-world charm that beautifully blends with its urban landscape. Ragusa Superiore rests atop a small hill and is always buzzing with people walking down the patterned lanes. At the foot of the hill is the stunning Ragusa Ibla. Baroque palaces, gray stone residential complexes and zigzag alleyways make the Ibla, which rightfully calls itself the town center. Ponte dei Cappuccini is an 18th-century bridge and remains one of the famous landmarks of the town. Other noteworthy attractions include the churches of Sant'Antonino and San Giorgio.
The Museo Archeologico Ibleo houses incredible finds of excavations that were carried out at the tract of land around Ragusa. Divided into 6 sections, the museum chronologically displays prehistoric collections ranging from the necropolis of Archaic to the Hellenistic centers to the oldest Roman settlement finds. Located on the first floor of the palace, it directly exposes the historic finds of Sicily. Of particular interest is the Warrior of Castiglione. Visit the museum to discover rare and interesting ancient works of art.