Syracuse is a historic city on the island of , the capital of the Italian . The city is notable for its rich Greek and Roman history, culture, amphitheatres, architecture, and as the birthplace of the preeminent mathematician and engineer Archimedes.
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Archaeological site
A is a gate which is, or was, set within a city wall. Photo: CrniBombarder!!!, Public domain.

Tourist attraction
The , formally the Cattedrale metropolitana della Natività di Maria Santissima, is an ancient Catholic church in Syracuse, Sicily, the seat of the Catholic Archdiocese of Siracusa. Photo: Pjt56, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Tourist attraction
The is a limestone cave carved out of the Temenites hill in the city of Syracuse, on the island of in . is situated 2 km northwest of Syracuse. Photo: fpalazzi, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Archaeological site
is situated 1½ km northwest of Syracuse. Photo: Codas, CC BY-SA 4.0.


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