Luogo - Point of interest

Ragusa Ibla

Where Piazza Duomo, 29, Ragusa

Ragusa Ibla, ancient town, from which develops the big new part of Ragusa, is located in the eastern part of the city, on a hill. After the earthquake of 1693, the ancient city of Ragusa was rebuilt by implementing shipyards that produced works, buildings and monuments of late Baroque style: in it are contained fourteen of the eighteen monuments of Ragusa today "UNESCO World Heritage". The wonderful old town is home to over fifty churches and palaces in the Baroque style, in addition to the famous Ibleo Garden, with the archaeological excavations of ancient Hybla. Ragusa is also home to major events and traditions, as well as set many scenes of the hit television series "Inspector Montalbano", the novels by Andrea Camilleri, and of "Starman", a film by Giuseppe Tornatore.

 
 

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