Stairway of Saint Mary of the Mount

Interesting
This monumental staircase was built to link the ancient town centre, the seat of religious power, with the modern town, lower down where the civil buildings were. It has 142 steps covered with individual ceramic tiles in a blend of Arab, Norman, Spanish, Baroque and contemporary influences. The Chiesa Madre Santa Maria del Monte stands at the top.

Useful information

Address:

Piazza Umberto-I, 95041 Caltagirone

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