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[an error occurred while processing this directive]Syracuse and the Rocky Necropolis of Pantalica, Italy

[an error occurred while processing this directive][an error occurred while processing this directive] Syracuse and the Rocky Necropolis of Pantalica is a World Heritage Site in Syracuse, Sicily. It comprises two components: the ancient city of Syracuse, which was established as Ortygia by the Greeks from Corinth in the 8th century BC, and the Necropolis of Pantalica, which contains some 5,000 tombs cut into the rock, dating between the 13th to the 7th centuries BC.


Greek theater at Syracuse, Sicily
Greek theater at Syracuse, Sicily
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Necropolis of Pantalica
Necropolis of Pantalica
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Syracuse and the Rocky Necropolis of Pantalica was inscribed as a World Heritage Site during the 29th session of the World Heritage Committee in Durban, South Africa, on 10 - 17 July, 2005.

World Heritage Site Inscription Details

Location: N 37 03 34.0 E 15 17 35.0
Inscription Year: 2005
Type of Site: Cultural
Inscription Criteria: II, III, IV, VI

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