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Worth seeing 100% Barroque architecture from the 18th century. Very small city, lots of little restaurants, coffeehouses, a few small hotels. I just drove there from Palermo it was a roughly 3 hours. The drive is fabulous and you can see Mt. Etna.
Palazzo Ducezio is the Town Hall which stands opposite the cathedral. Built by architect Vincenzo Sinatra in 1746, (from info plaque), it was completed in 1830. The upper floor was built by architect Francesco La Grassa in the 1950’s.
Very grand looking building with semi...More
Beautiful but we felt even the €2 per person visit was a rip off. That only buys you access to the room of mirrors; which is a disappointment as it has two medium size mirrors and 7 small ones with small lights. We were told...More
This is a very nice building as to its architecture. Like most buildings reconstructed after the earthquake that destroyed the town of Noto, it is Baroque style. However, to visit it inside, one has to pay. That may be because there are exhibitions going on...More
The palace is nice, not exceptional but well-worth a visit.
What was worth the 4/5 mark for me though was the staff, namely Francesco, who was extremely knowledgable and enthusiastic and fully answered a lot of quite detailed questions on the wide history of Noto...More
Located beautifully opposite the majestic Cathedral , the building of Palazzo Ducezio started in the mid 18th Cent. and completed in the early 19th Cent. , the second floor was built in the early 20th Cent. .
Nowadays it serves as City Hall .
You will only see one room of the Ducal Palace but it's astonishing richly decorated in the Baroque style. The ceiling defines the term "Trompe L'Oeil" I nice visit which triggered much discussion with other visitors.
Palazzo Ducezio is situated on the principal street of Noto - Via Vittorio Emanuelle. Now here is the city hall of Noto. The baroque building designed by Vincenzo Sinatra approx. 300 years ago is beautiful and impressive. Ducezio (Ducetius) was a king of local Sicels...More