Luogo - Monument

Porta Garibaldi (o Ferdinandea)

Where Piazza Palestro, 59-55, Catania

Triumphal arch built in 1768 and designed by Stefano Ittar and Francesco Battaglia, to commemorate the marriage of Ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies and Maria Carolina of Habsburg-Lorraine. The area is called 'u Futtinu in memory of a fort built by the Viceroy Claudio Lamoraldo. Some buildings connected to the Gate were demolished in the thirties, today others are quite poor and asymmetrical.

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