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The history of Sicilian Baroque


Stone laces and stories carved in ornate facades. Theatricality, sumptuousness and grandeur make the Sicilian Baroque, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2002, stand out as a unique treasure in the Italian artistic heritage. To discover the fascinating history of Sicilian Baroque, we need to go back in time to 1693, when a devastating earthquake hit the Val di Noto.

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The history of Sicilian Baroque

Stone laces and stories carved in ornate facades. Theatricality, sumptuousness and grandeur make the Sicilian Baroque, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2002, stand out…

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