Necropolis of Pantalica

Sortino , Sicily , Italy

About Necropolis of Pantalica

The Necropolis of Pantalica in Sicily contains over five thousand ancient rock carved tombs dated to between the 13th and 7th centuries BC.

Visitors to the Necropolis of Pantalica can also see the remaining foundations of the Anaktoron or “Prince’s Palace”, which dates back to the megalithic era.

Together with the Syracuse Archaeological Site, the Necropolis of Pantalica is a UNESCO World Heritage site.

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