Gran Caffè del Duomo
The Palazzo Municipale or Palazzo Senatoriale was built in 1629 by the Spanish architect Juan Vermexio, nicknamed 'Il Lucertolone' or...
Piazza del Duomo
Syracuse's showpiece square is a masterpiece in baroque town planning. A long, rectangular piazza flanked by flamboyant palazzi, it...
Palazzo Beneventano del Bosco
In the northwestern corner of Piazza del Duomo is the Palazzo Beneventano del Bosco, which has a pretty 18th-century facade.
Bar San Rocco
Hip about-towners head to San Rocco, the smoothest of the bars on Piazzetta San Rocco, for early evening aperitivi (complete with...
It's not just the location off Piazza del Duomo that's the attraction – the house-made gelato is pretty good, too.
Lonely Planet review
You'd normally avoid a place like this, thinking it screams 'location plus expense', but a reasonable tourist menu and prime position in this beautiful square makes it a viable option.
It's the best vantage point on the square: the perfect people-watching perch and a great place to enjoy a languid glass of wine.