Palazzolo Acreide - Sicily
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Palazzolo Acreide is an ancient town, rebuilt in Baroque style after the big earthquake in 1693, where once stood the Greek city of Akrai.
It is a town where the new blends with the old, creating an enchanting cityscape. This little town is to be discovered step by step, there are many beautiful buildings to visit. Two churches are UNESCO World Heritage Sites: the Basilica of San Paolo and the Basilica of San Sebastiano. Besides these two magnificent masterpieces of the Sicilian Baroque there are many other churches that are worth a visit. Same as the Medieval castle, the catacombs of Saint Lucia, the grotto Senebardo, the Town Hall, the Greek Theatre, Palazzo Judica, the Casa Museo Antonino Uccello, and near the town the archaeological site of Akrai.
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