The most important archaeological museum in Southern Italy, new, well structured, and with multilingual explanations, just 10 mins walking from the hostel. Here you can admire artifacts dating from the Palaeolithic period to the Greek-Roman era. Not to be missed.
The largest and most famous Greek theatre, where every year in May and June the Greek tragedies and comedies are represented.
The world famous ear-shaped cave with incredible acoustics.
Huge stone quarries used by the Greeks to build temples and fortifications, and for the confinement of the prisoners.
The most impressive cave in the Latomia del Paradiso (Paradise Quarry), close to the Dyonisus Ear.
The third largest Roman amphiteatre in the world, after the Coliseum and The Arena of Verona.
The largest known sacrificial altar of the greek world.
Imposing Greek-Roman necropolis in the heart of town, with a particularly famous tomb.
A charming underground ancient city with a breathtaking church, open to the visitor with (very informative guided visits), only a few minutes walking from the hostel.
Out of town but very close to the hostel a fascinating monumental complex which was probably dedicated to the worship of eastern gods and to the mysteries.
Only two columns still stand upright as an evidence of a massive sacred complex, and now have become a characteristic element of the skyline of Syracuse and its harbour.
The world's largest and most complete military fortress of the Greek period