Siracusa is one of Sicily’s most attractive cities. Its most famous resident was the genius Archimedes who discovered, amongst other things, that when a body is immersed in a fluid it loses weight equal to the weight of the amount of fluid it displaces. Upon the discovery, whilst in the bath, it is stated that he ran through the streets naked shouting “Eureka” (I’ve found it). Today the city is a collection of limestone buildings dating mainly from 17th and 18th centuries with an extraordinary Baroque Cathedral incorporating an ancient temple and just opposite is the Bosco Palace.

                                                                          

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