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Address: Viale Paradiso, nel parco archeologico della Neapolis, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
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+39 0931 66206
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Syracuse and Noto Day Tour from Taormina
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Archaeological Syracuse: Neapolis Park Walking Tour

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A great garden that provided sume respite from the hot sun. But much of it was closed and there was little explanation given. Would have liked some more information – apart from... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2011
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Perth, Australia
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Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2015

As already noted, a lot of the 'garden' seems to be blocked off, as of 3 March 2015. It was pleasant enough, given we had gone to see the Greek Theatre mostly and it was in with the entrance cost of the Archaeological Park as a whole. Low-season-itis....

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 20 February 2015 via mobile

As others have said, much of the gardens have been blocked off. Perhaps in-season "paradise" looks more lush and beautiful.

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Thank Diane K
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2014

Syracuse is known as one of the best cities in Sicily and the Neapolis Archaeological Park is thought as one of the most impressive sites in Syracuse. Unfortunately, I was quite let down by the entire park. The Latomia del Paradiso was really not as impressive as I had been led to believe; it was quite small and not the... More 

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Dorking, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 November 2012

Half of it was closed, with no explanation. We only happened on the catcombs at the far end by chance the day after our visit to the archeological park, when we left the car to visit the museum.

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Sydney
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Reviewed 23 November 2011

The Gardens of Paradise are part of the Parco Archeologico della Neapolis - same entry ticket - cost euro9-00. The main attraction is the cave or grotto which is supposed to have good acoustics. This may be the case if you could visit it on your own. See my full review of the three attractions under "Archeological Zone"

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Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 12 November 2011

A great garden that provided sume respite from the hot sun. But much of it was closed and there was little explanation given. Would have liked some more information – apart from my Lonely Planet guidebook.

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