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Gela Travel guide
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Founded by settlers from Crete and Rhodes around the late 7C BC in one of Sicily's most fertile areas, Gela became a wealthy city with great cultural influence (it was here that Aeschylus spent the last years of his life). Having been destroyed several times over the centuries, the town was completely rebuilt by Frederick II in 1230. Today, its economy is largely dependent on the oil industry.
Tourist attractions Gela : Things to see and do
Capo Soprano I - 93012 Gela
Here since the hellenic period this spa complex is made up of two halls. The first contains a circular bassin and a horseshoe basin, the second is a hypocaust (room under the floor for heating hot air) which was probably used as a sauna.
c.so ittorio-Emanuele I - 93012 Gela
The Greek town was clearly divided into two sections by the plateia or decumanus, or in plain terms, the main street. The south side spans the sacred area which accommodates the town's two temples, whilst the North side encompasses the residential ..
c.so ittorio-Emanuele 1 I - 93012 Gela
All the exhibits of the Regional archaeological museum are put into categories and chronological order to enable you to familiarise yourself with the history of the town. In addition to the kylix inscribed with the name Antiphema, the founder of ..