Category Archives: Ragusa

The Hill-Town of Ragusa, Sicily

Ragusa is two towns.  The original town collapsed after an earthquake in 1693.  A new town, Ragusa Superiore, was built on a plateau above.  But the old aristocracy didn’t want to leave the old town, so they rebuilt it on … Continue reading

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