Greek Siracusa

Greek Siracusa Roman Siracusa Santa Lucia

Greek Siracusa

 

 


1.  Greek Theater

 

could seat 16,000 people

 

 

carved from the limestone rock

 

 

 

Greek theater

 

 

Roman later modified the theater to have mock Naval battles

 

 

stairs carved from the rock

 

facing the open stage

 

seating carved from the rock


2.

Orecchio di Dionigi

 

grotto called the Ear of Dionysius

 

formed by the water erosion of the limestone

 

later used as a sounding board for Greek theater

 

note its size in relation to the height of the people


 Grotta di Cordari

 

 

the Grotto
rope makers cave

 

walk beside the Grottos

Photos of the Roman parts of the site


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