Necropolis of Pantalica

Local namePantalica - Necropoli della Cavetta
LocationSortino, Italy

The Necropolis of Pantalica is a collection of cemeteries with rock-cut chamber tombs in southeast Sicily, Italy. Dating from the 13th to the 7th centuries BC., there was thought to be over 5,000 tombs, although the most recent estimate suggests a figure of just under 4,000. They extend around the flanks of a large promontory located at the junction of the Anapo river with its tributary, the Calcinara, about 23 km northwest of Syracuse. Together with the city of Syracuse, Pantalica was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2005.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Necropolis_of_Pantalica

Address 96010, Italy

Coordinates 37°8'17.029" N 15°1'58.764" E

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