Noto

The senses tell about Palazzo Trigona

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Corbels and masks

Baroque civic architecture is marked by some strongly characteristic elements, including the corbels that support the balconies.
The stone elements embedded in the wall were worked by master stonemasons into the most imaginative shapes.

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Rococo fabrics and furnishings

The house had to reflect the importance of the family that lived there, so it was essential to oversee all the details in the interior decoration, especially in the reception rooms.
The rooms were decorated in the French Rococo style in vogue at the time, especially in the choice of furniture and precious fabrics.

Art in the cathedral

The Staircase of Angels

Fountain of the Nymph Zizza: public water in the town

The triumph of Baroque: expansion of spaces

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The church of San Nicolò l’Arena: the majesty of an unfinished beauty

The Church of St. Julian on Via dei Crociferi

Baroque and the loss of balance in the 16th century

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Scenography, lights and colours of the cathedral

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A stone garden

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From the end of the world to rebirth from the rubble

The Church of St. Mary of the Mountain

The new roads of the city

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The smallest Greek theatre in the world

Religious architecture

Scenography and devotion for St. Agatha

City and nature

The Church of St. Paul

The Duomo di San Giorgio (Cathedral of St. George)

Akrai and Syracuse: an unbreakable bond

Reconstruction after the earthquake

The senses tell the Cathedral of San Giorgio

The beginning of an authentic Baroque conception

Geometry and wonder in civic architecture in the Baroque of the Val di Noto

Expansion, spatiality and light in the church of San Domenico

Piazza Duomo, the elephant fountain, the heart of the city

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The casket of austerity under the great dome

The Church of St. Benedict

The expansion of space and changing reality

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The art of maiolica

Barresi-Branciforte: the lords of the fiefdom and the modernisation of the town

The church and the monastery

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Madonna of the Militia: a singular warrior virgin

A unifying project for the city of Catania

The articulated interior spaces

The Monte delle Prestanze in the new city layout

Views denied, views conquered: the power of the devout Benedictines

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Verticality and dynamism of the façade of the Church of San Carlo

The church and the college

Unusual iconographies: the Burgos crucifix

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St. Agatha and the candelore

The freedom of worship and the Catholic Church’s role in the diffusion of Baroque

The illusion of light and the decorative splendour

The Badia di Sant’Agata (St. Agatha’s Abbey)

Virtuosity, decorations and altars

A casket of precious works

One city, three sites

Garden of Novices and the restorations by Giancarlo De Carlo

The city of Modica, a balance between nature and urbanism

The eagle-shaped city

Palazzo Zacco, a balance between sobriety and decoration

Scicli, the city of Baroque scenery

Baroque creativity: recurring themes

The works in the church

The Madonna dei Conadomini and the art of devotion

Militello: The story of an enlightened fiefdom

The Palazzo dei due mori

A compromise between Neoclassicism and Baroque

The Church of St. Francis

A heritage of votive works

The dynamics of the Church of San Michele

A new site for the church of San Giorgio

Palazzo della Cancelleria: from former stable to the Nicastro family

The Antonino Uccello Birthplace Museum

The Benedictines’ library

Luminous sacred spaces

The Franciscan convent

The interiors: diffused light and Byzantine relics

Altars, saints and sculptural works

The senses tell of the Cathedral of San Pietro

Majestic exteriors, grandiose interiors

The interior of the church: space and colour

The city within the city

Palazzo Trigona: a building with a complex shape

Expanded spaces, stucco and colourful lights

The interior and works of art

A story of rebirth

Palazzo Trigona di Canicarao

The Monastery of the Benedictine nuns

A Nobel Prize in Modica

The Infiorata of Noto, a modern tradition

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The palace, the town, the church

The neo-Gothic seminary chapel: symbols, light and space

The city palace

The Church of St. John the Evangelist

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Rebirth and urban planning of the city of Noto

The Church of Madonna della Stella

The senses tell about Palazzo Trigona

The two churches

San Domenico and Gagliardi’s work