Things to see and do - Centuripe
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Centuripe Travel guide
Centuripe : Michelin's recommendations
Cicero described Centuripe as one of the most prosperous towns in Sicily. At the time the town, which now seems a bit off the beaten track, occupied a strategic location between the plain of Catania and the mountains inland. From its Roman past it has retained some fine monumental ruins, as well as interesting artefacts which are on display in the Museo Archeologico.
Tourist attractions Centuripe : Things to see and do
This rectangular temple built in the 1C and 2C AD overlooks a street bordered by columns and two monumental tombs with towers named la Dogana (customs) and Castello di Corradino (Conradin's castle).
This nymph with its fountains must have looked so beautiful suspended over the river bed. Unfortunately, all that is left of the nymph is a brick wall with five recesses cut into it, a basin designed to collect the rainwater and several aqueduct sect..
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Cent—ripe has a superb collection of archaeological objects dating from the 8C BC to the Middle Ages, which is constantly being added to. Amongst the pieces on display are statues from the temple of the Augustales depicting emperors and their loved o..