Ragusa Ibla

Our first glimpse of Ragusa Ibla:-

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The Duomo, dedicated, very obviously, to St. George:-

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More decorative carving on the houses in the Via Bocchieri behind the duomo:-

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We liked the neoclassical Circolo di Conversazione:-

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And San Giuseppe, which, like the Cathedral, is attributed to Rosario Gagliardi, described on the plans for the Cathedral as the ‘engineer of the city of Noto’:-

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After lunch we wandered down to the Giardino:-

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We only saw Upper Ragusa from across the valley:-

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