Syracuse. Sicily. Italy. View of a white Carrara marble statue of Saint Catherine of Alexandria inside the Duomo of Ortygia Syracuse. The Duomo, a 7th century AD church with an 18th century Baroque façade, was built on the foundations and incorporates the Doric columns from the 5th century BC Greek Temple of Athena. The Duomo is located on the tiny island of Ortygia, the original settlement of Syracuse, a former power house of the Mediterranean, located on the south east corner of Sicily.
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