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The 1693 earthquake destroyed the ancient city of Noto which was located a few km higher than today’s modern city. In the eighteenth century the new city was rebuilt more downstream. Noto, as a true European capital of Baroque, represents the heart and triumph of Baroque; palaces, churches, monasteries, squares, fountains, all built in this fabulous style, definitely the most beautiful art of all over Europe. The soft white stone, a characteristic of Noto, has been worked to obtain harmonious forms such as playful masks. Another icon of Noto is its Giardino di Pietra (Stone Garden).


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Night walk in Noto

Night walking tour of culture and traditions
Our evening route will start from the city center of Noto to immerse ourselves in the popular districts, in a narrative that embraces customs and traditions.