This great city lies on the east coast of Sicily, right next to the volcano Mt. Etna.
Prone to eruptions and earthquakes – this city has been rebuilt dozens of times, in large part by lava. And the architecture is fantastic.
From Il Bel Paese:
This blog has some amazing shots:
This was the largest cathederal in the world for nearly a thousand years, in the center of the Byzantine Empire.
Later it became a mosque – and now a museum.
From a great travelblog:
Top 10 things to do here.
From the eternal city.
This Basilica in Rome is magnificent – and a bit off the beaten track. In part because of the more famous St. Peters, but also because the outside is a lot more modest than the inside.
More great photos from Simples Regards: