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Siracusa or Syracuse in Italian, is a city in south of Italy and the capital of province of Syracuse. It has a very rich Greek history, amphitheatres, culture, architecture and it is also the birth place of Archimedes. The city is somewhere around 2,700 hundred years old. It is located to the south east of the Sicily islands. It has been described as one of the greatest Greek cities and also is called the most beautiful of all the Greek cities. It is listed in the World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. The local language of the place is Sicilian.

Siracusa Has Rich History

It was founded in 733 BC. Since it had salt marsh nearby, it was earlier called as Sirako. It has been ruled by many famous Greek rulers and was the Roman Capital of the Sicilian Region. It was ruled by Muslim rulers for two centuries so you can see some Islamic structures and mosques with churches and cathedrals.
The city was rebuilt after it was destroyed in the seventeenth century. The city gives expression of the art of the south Italy & remains intact even after the bombing by German forces in 1943.

It is because of this long and rich history that you can see some breathtaking historical structures in the region.  There are number of churches that have been there in the city since a very long time. One can find a mix of ancient and modern culture. Apart from this there are various palaces and town hall in the city that will leave you in awe because of the beautiful structures, some of which have been built in the ancient times.

General etiquettes in Siracusa

You are ought to find very cultured and mannered people. You will be welcomed with full heart and greeted with smiles at all places.
You can see the manners and etiquettes in the restaurants and the hotels. People are very friendly and are always ready to help visitors.

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