Old Noto

Prior to the terrible earthquake of 1693, the old city stood astride the line of the Alveria crest flanked by two deep gorges. The Porta Aurea provides access to the town whose once lively streets are now overgrown with vegetation. Here and there among the shrubs and bushes are ruins, evidence of its bustling past. A very poignant place.

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Via Cavour

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Via Cavour
Via Cavour
Parallel to Corso Vittorio Emanuele III,
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Piazza dell'Immacolata
Piazza dell'Immacolata
A statue of the Virgin stands at the
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Via Nicolaci
Via Nicolaci
This gently sloping street terminates at
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Corso Vittorio Emanuele III
Corso Vittorio Emanuele III
Punctuated by three squares, each with
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Noto Cathedral
Noto Cathedral
A wide staircase in front of the
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Piazza XVI Maggio
Piazza XVI Maggio
This square is dominated by the elegant
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Via Cavour
Via Cavour
Parallel to Corso Vittorio Emanuele III,
0:15
Piazza dell'Immacolata
Piazza dell'Immacolata
A statue of the Virgin stands at the
0:15
Via Nicolaci
Via Nicolaci
This gently sloping street terminates at
0:15
See all